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turn someone up

verb phrase

To inform; in effect, to turn someone over to the police; hand up: Maybe you better turn me up/ Somebody turned him up (1872+ Underworld)


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turn up one's toes

Die, as in He turned up his toes last week. This expression alludes to the position of the toes when one lies flat on one's back without moving. It may be obsolescent. [ Mid-1800s ]
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