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turn

How to sign: pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become
"The weather turned nasty"; "She grew angry";

Turn in BSL Watch how to sign Turn in British Sign Language
Turn - National Deaf Children's Society
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grow in BSL Watch how to sign grow in British Sign Language
turn in BSL Watch how to sign turn in British Sign Language
grow in BSL Watch how to sign grow in British Sign Language
grow - Nathanael Farley
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Similiar / Same: grow

Categories: change

Within this category: bald, turn

turn

How to sign: go sour or spoil
"The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out";

sour in BSL Watch how to sign sour in British Sign Language
sour - Karl O'Keeffe More details
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sour in BSL Watch how to sign sour in British Sign Language
sour - SignStation More details
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Sour in BSL Watch how to sign Sour in British Sign Language
Sour
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Similiar / Same: sour, ferment, work

Categories: change state, turn

turn

How to sign: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
"Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs";

turn in BSL Watch how to sign turn in British Sign Language
turn - SignStation More details
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See also: address, turn to, turn back, turn away, bend, backtrack, double back, deflect

Categories: move

Within this category: twist, flip, turn on a dime, roll, roll over, swing around, flip, port, face, turn off, turn away, gee, about-face, caracole, corner, overturn, bend, swerve, deflect, deflect, avert, turn out, rotate, pivot, gyrate, corkscrew, deviate, pronate

turn

How to sign: to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
"Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring";

Plough in BSL Watch how to sign Plough in British Sign Language
Plough - Exeter Deaf Academy
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Similiar / Same: plow, plough

Categories: till

Within this category: ridge, harrow

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