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turn someone in

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Definition


To hand someone in to police.

Context : Social Life
Category: Idiom
Semantic: 

Usage of “turn someone in”

  1. Tell me the truth about the robbery or I will turn you in!

Examples of idiom “turn someone in” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'LuNcH_BoXx'
    LuNcH_BoXx:

    So, over the Easter weekend, I might end up punting a dog across the backyard. Don't turn me in to the authorities.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'donroche'
    donroche:

    "She'll turn you in before you can say....'dont turn me in lady'".

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'NickiM_Goonette'
    NickiM_Goonette:

    @LaLa_B_Lewinsky Lmao I'm not you better not turn me in I've been runnin from the feds for awhile now! lol

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'catawu'
    catawu:

    @Hoptoad4 I have friends who smuggle me files when I'm in jail. However, I suspect a few have turned me in for the bounty (@celluloidblonde