Meaning | Synonyms
- to change from supporting something to opposing it
- become hostile towards something
- stop being friendly to someone
- lose trust in something or someone
- change your attitude towards something
- to defy or revolt against something
- become antagonistic towards something you formally agreed with
- A section of his supporters turned against him when they heard his latest speech on immigration.
- The whole class turned against the teacher when he set double homework.
- Katy turned all the girls against Sarah after her terrible behaviour at the party.
- He turned his back against the wind and walked slowly down the hill.
- He tried to turn the group against me but, luckily, they saw what he was doing.
- What has made all the people turn against the government like this?
- Her colleague turned the whole board room against her plans in a landslide vote.
- When the new owners made so many changes, it turned a lot of the regular customers against them and they stopped shopping here.
- Mr. Trump's personal lawyer and close friend, would turn against the president and cooperate with federal prosecutors if faced with criminal charges.
- Germans turn against New Year fireworks, amid calls for the ban on it.
Origin is unavailable! This is a phrasal verb meaning to stop or make someone stop being friendly or supportive towards something.
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