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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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The 22-year-old didn't know where to turn for support and advice but her Job Centre advisor told her about disability charity Shaw Trust, set up in 1982, which helps people with a disability or disadvantage to find and stay in work.
When Rutherford Ladies FC in Gateshead were struggling for sponsorship they didn't know where to turn.
The move comes after a trial of the service in Manchester Pharmacist James Longden, who led the trial, said: "Sometimes it can be a bit of an embarrassing subject to talk about and many didn't know where to turn to for help.
With a wife, four children, and a rescinded job offer, Raul didn't know where to turn, but he needed medical help to save his life.
Newport came out with guns blazing and like men possessed and Cardiff didn't know where to turn for sanctuary.
She revealed: "I didn't know it had become so bad, then I realised we couldn't make the mortgage or car payment and I didn't know where to turn.
Gary, of Durham Street, in Elswick, Newcastle, whose friend Tony Evans, from Sunderland, was killed in Lashkar Gah, in Afghanistan, said he didn't know where to turn when his military career ended.
Mr Hassall said: "I was at the end of my tether and I didn't know where to turn.
BONNYRIGG ROSE are back on the road to glory - but it was no thanks to a referee who didn't know where to turn.
I didn't know where to turn when my son became difficult at school and the teachers said his grief should be over by now - just two weeks after the funeral
I made this film because my brother-in-law and cousin both were diagnosed with prostate cancer and didn't know where to turn for help.

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