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Difference between turn up and turn out



 
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Difference between turn up and turn out #1 (permalink) Sun Mar 20, 2005 9:10 am   Difference between turn up and turn out
 

Test No. incompl/advan-3 "Credit Card Holders", question 10

Everything ......... all right in the end.

(a) happened
(b) occurred
(c) turned up
(d) turned out

Test No. incompl/advan-3 "Credit Card Holders", answer 10

Everything turned out all right in the end.

Correct answer: (d) turned out

Your answer was: incorrect
Everything turned up all right in the end.
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I confuse betwen turn up and turn out. Can you shed light on that pleaseis turn up

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Turn out/up #2 (permalink) Sun Mar 20, 2005 10:31 am   Turn out/up
 

Turn out means happen in the end and turn up means appear/arrive unexpectedly.
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Ok #3 (permalink) Tue Mar 22, 2005 20:13 pm   Ok
 

please mind this: turnout: as noun can be the following:

attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election) (Example: "The turnout for the rally")
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Difference between turn up and turn out #4 (permalink) Wed Mar 23, 2005 13:52 pm   Difference between turn up and turn out
 

Poeple can as well turn out to do sth:

Thousands of ppl turned out to welcome the President
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turn out vs happen #5 (permalink) Sun Jun 08, 2008 15:22 pm   turn out vs happen
 

if turn out means happen in the end, why don't we choose happen ?
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