Phrasal verbs - Meaning of turn on

Phrasal verbs

What does turn on mean?

Here is the meaning of turn on with examples:

"turn on"


1. To depend upon; to pivot around, to have as a central subject.
2. To power up (a device), to start, to cause to start operating.


Check the phrasal verb turn on in a sentence:

1. The argument turned on the question of whether globalization will destroy local cultures.
2. Turn on the TV. The baseball game starts in a few minutes.

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