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turn

(tŭrn),
To revolve or cause to revolve; specifically, to change the position of the fetus within the uterus to convert a malpresentation into a presentation permitting normal delivery.
[A.S. tyrnan]
Obstetrics Version; the rotation of a foetus for vaginal delivery
Public health The abrupt change in a domesticated animal’s behaviour, from docile to aggressive, resulting in attacks on humans, which may be fatal; turning is most common in pitbull terrriers and rottweilers, which together cause the bulk of dog bite-related fatalities in the US
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I didn't know where to turn either and didn't think I could do it.
When her eldest son began displaying behavioural problems, Denise didn't know where to turn at first.
Anthony-James said: "When my mum was first diagnosed we felt alone and didn't know where to turn.
Sue didn't know where to turn - she decided The Ferret was the only answer.
Oni and his wife, struggling to provide for their six children, were alone in a city where they didn't know where to turn.
Pottery owner Roger Irving Little said: 'We were in a real state and just didn't know where to turn.
Patsy said: "I didn't know where to turn but luckily Tony did.
It was devastating - it just stopped me in my tracks and I didn't know where to turn.
Maria was afraid and frustrated and didn't know where to turn,'' Roig said this week.
I didn't know where to turn, as no one seemed to know much about ALS," said Patti Parillo, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2000.
My gambling problem had become more and more acute and I didn't know where to turn.

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