Phrasal verb TURN UP

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    TURN UP

    1.Turn up something or turn something up. When you turn up a machine or electrical device you change the controls so that it is producing more of something, for example sound or heat.

    Examples of use:

    1. Can you turn the television up, please? I can’t hear it.
    2. The oven isn’t hot enough. You need to turn it up.
    3. It’s freezing in here. I’ll turn the heating up.

     

    2. When somebody, or something, turns up at a place they arrive there.

    Examples of use:

    1. I’ve invited twenty people to my party I wonder if they will all turn up.
    2. I hope the taxi turns up soon.

     

    3. When something, or someone, turns up they appear unexpectedly, especially if they were lost.

    Example of use:

    1. My neighbour’s dog ran away last week, and this morning it turned up on her doorstep.
    2. I thought I’d lost my English dictionary at college but it turned up at the Reception Desk.

     

    4. To turn up something (or turn something up) also means to discover something, especially information, by investigating or by a lot of searching.

    Examples of use:

    1. The police have been looking for clues all day. What have they turned up?
    2. Did your research into climate change turn up anything interesting?
    infinitiveturn up
    present simpleturn up and turns up
    -ing formturning up
    past simpleturned up
    past participleturned up

     

     

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