turn your back on sth

turn your back on sth
turn your back on sth
to refuse to be involved in something that you were previously involved in: »

He said the country could not turn its back on globalization.

Main Entry: turn

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • turn your back on somebody — turn your back on sb/sth idiom 1. to move so that you are standing or sitting with your back facing sb/sth • When on stage, try not to turn your back on the audience. 2. to reject sb/sth that you have previously been connected with • She turned… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn your back on something — turn your back on sb/sth idiom 1. to move so that you are standing or sitting with your back facing sb/sth • When on stage, try not to turn your back on the audience. 2. to reject sb/sth that you have previously been connected with • She turned… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn — In the equities market, a reversal; unwind . Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. turn turn 1 [tɜːn ǁ tɜːrn] noun 1. [countable] FINANCE the …   Financial and business terms

  • TURN — Trader s Unique Reference Number used to identify an importer numerically. It is normally based on the trader s VAT registration number, with a three digit extension. HM Customs & Revenue Glossary * * * ▪ I. turn turn 1 [tɜːn ǁ tɜːrn] noun 1.… …   Financial and business terms

  • turn — turn1 W1S1 [tə:n US tə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(your body)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(move around central point)¦ 5¦(change)¦ 6¦(attention/thoughts)¦ 7 turn your back (on somebody/something) 8¦(age/time)¦ 9 turn something inside out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn — 1 verb CHANGE DIRECTION/POSITION 1 a) YOUR BODY (I) to move your body so that you are looking in a different direction: Ricky turned and walked away. (+ around/round/away etc): I turned around quickly to see if someone was following. | Dan turned …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • back — back1 W1S1 [bæk] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(return to place)¦ 2¦(as before)¦ 3¦(previous place)¦ 4¦(backwards)¦ 5¦(reply/reaction)¦ 6¦(return something to somebody)¦ 7¦(in the past)¦ 8¦(again)¦ 9 sit/lie/lean back 10¦(away)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn*/*/*/ — [tɜːn] verb I 1) [I/T] to change the position of your body or your head so that you are facing in a different direction She turned and smiled at me.[/ex] He turned his head and looked around the room.[/ex] Maria turned to the reporters and said:… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • back — 1 adverb 1 RETURN in or into the place or position where someone or something was before: Freddie was supposed to be back at the hotel by six. | Put that book back where you found it! | We d better go back, she said regretfully. 2 AS BEFORE in or …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • back — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 part of the body ADJECTIVE ▪ broad ▪ slender ▪ muscular, strong ▪ bent ▪ straight …   Collocations dictionary

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