term » turn

Chiefly in:   come to turns with

Classification: English

Spotted in the wild:

  • Yegor, a writer and a friend of Matveyev whose last name is not given, writes several letters to her from the Crimea, describing how he is trying to come to turns with his homosexual thoughts and urges. (St. Petersburg Times, Russia, July 6, 1999)
  • Take steps to come to turns with your demons. (Gothamist blog comment, Apr. 22, 2004)
  • This is a psychological thriller about Donnie coming to turns with his destiny. (Raritan Valley Community College Record, Oct. 2004)

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| link | entered by Ben Zimmer, 2005/08/23 |

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