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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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With one suitor cut down to size on the mortuary slab, the terrified teenager doesn't know where to turn - certainly not to creepy stepbrother Brad (John Hensley), who nurtures an unhealthy interest in Dawn despite almost losing a digit in a moment of childish curiosity.
Dwight, Dane and the others all cheated on her and she doesn't know where to turn sometimes.
And Lynsey doesn't know where to turn, as Silas makes it clear he's planning something horrific for Halloween.
My daughter is so upset she doesn't know where to turn.
Mr Dribben said: "Without this sort of help a landlord often doesn't know where to turn and can waste a lot of time reading material that doesn't relate to their type of property.

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