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Expression: turn someone down



 
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Meaning of "turn of mind" | Expression: looking forward
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Expression: turn someone down #1 (permalink) Fri Aug 18, 2006 18:20 pm   Expression: turn someone down
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #199 "Phrasal Verbs (T)", question 8

John tried to ask Cara out on a date but she ..........

(a) turned him over
(b) turned him through
(c) turned him down

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #199 "Phrasal Verbs (T)", answer 8

John tried to ask Cara out on a date but she turned him down.

Correct answer: (c) turned him down

Your answer was: incorrect
John tried to ask Cara out on a date but she turned him over.
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PLEASE EXPLAIN (turned him down)

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Turn down #2 (permalink) Fri Aug 18, 2006 18:42 pm   Turn down
 

Hi,

If you turn someone down it means that you do not accept their invitation.

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