take turnsTo alternate doing something; to do something in succession, one person or thing after another. Please take turns instead of everyone talking at once. My brother and I took turns going down the slide.See also: take, turn
take turns((at) doing something) and take turns (at something); take turns (with something)
take turns(with something) Go to take turns ((at) doing something).See also: take, turn
take turns with someoneto alternate
take turnsAlternate, as in Since there is only one horse, Beth and Amanda are taking turns riding. This phrase uses turn in the sense of "one of a series of actions done in succession."
take ˈturns doing something/to do something(British English also take it in ˈturns to do something) do something one person after another: My wife and I take it in turns to write to our daughter in Canada. ♢ There weren’t enough computers for everybody, so we had to take turns using them.See also: something, take, turnSee also:
take turnsdo something alternately with others We had to take turns using the dictionary as there was only one.
take turns|take|turnsv. phr. To do something one after another instead of doing it all at the same time. In class we should not talk all at the same time; we should take turns. Jean and Beth took turns on the swing. The two boys took turns at digging the hole. The three men took turns driving so one would not be too tired.
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- Từ đồng nghĩa, cách dùng từ tương tự Thành ngữ, tục ngữ take turns