Your question: What does it mean when they say turn up?

What does turn up mean in slang?

Turn up, in case you didn’t know, is slang the kids use these days, a verb meaning get loose, get wild, etc. (No, it’s cool, I had to Urban Dictionary it.) She theorizes: Turn up is both a moment and a call, both a verb and a noun. It is both anticipatory and complete.

What does to turn up mean?

intransitive verb. 1 : to appear or come to light unexpectedly or after being lost new evidence has turned up. 2a(1) : to turn out to be he turned up missing at roll call.

Where did the phrase turn up come from?

‘Turn up’ was defined by John Camden Hotten in 1859, in A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words: Turn up: An unexpected slice of luck. That’s straightforward enough, but why would a turn up be ‘for the books’?

How do you use turn up?

1to be found, especially by chance, after being lost Don’t worry about the letter—I’m sure it’ll turn up. 2(of a person) to arrive We arranged to meet at 7:30, but she never turned up. (of an opportunity) to happen, especially by chance He’s still hoping something (= for example, a job or a piece of luck) will turn up.

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What does Turnt mean in texting?

Turnt means extremely excited, wild, or drunk.

What does turn up and go mean?

Nothing makes public transport more usable than frequent services, where you don’t need a timetable, you just “turn up and go” — in transport planning circles this is actually known by the TUAG acronym.

How do you use turn up in a sentence?

This job turned up just when I needed it.

  1. I expect a new job will turn up soon.
  2. We don’t have a house at the moment, but I’m sure something will turn up.
  3. This opportunity turned up at just the right time for me.

What is turned out mean?

1a : to come or go out from home in or as if in answer to a summons voters turned out in droves. b : to get out of bed. 2a : to prove to be in the result or end the play turned out to be a flop it turned out that we were both wrong. b : to become in maturity nobody thought he’d turn out like this.

What’s another word for turnt?

What is another word for turnt?

exuberant irrepressible
jaunty sprightly
bouncy bubbly
cheerful cheery
joyful jubilant

What is BAE in texting?

“Bae,” Urban Dictionary says, is an acronym that stands for “before anyone else,” or a shortened version of baby or babe, another word for sweetie, and, mostly unrelated, poop in Danish. … Plus, are descriptions such as actual proper names and the words best friend, lover, irreplaceable, incomparable, etc.

What does turn it up mean Aussie slang?

Posted by Lotg on March 14, 2004. I think this is an old Aussie term (or another of our English inheritences). Les’s ‘turn up for the book’ triggered me to think of this one. It’s usually said when someone doubts someone else’s sincerity, veracity or actions.

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Is turn up one or two words?

something that is turned up or that turns up.

What does turning against mean?

1 : to stop supporting or being friendly to (someone or something) The senator eventually turned against the war. She turned against her best friend. 2 : to cause (someone) to stop being friendly toward (someone) He tried to turn our friends against us.