Definition Turn off

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Definition

to turn off (the radio): to switch off, to stop, to cut (the radio)
verb

to turn on (the radio): to make (the radio) start
verb
Turn on is the opposite of turn off:

Turn on the TV please, I want to watch the news.
You should turn off the light before leaving the room.

Examples

  • "Brian : Well, I turned the box off."
  • "If you turn off your light, I'll hold your hand."
  • "Turn off the lights and come to bed."
  • "Brian : Edward, do you mind turning your light off?"
  • "Just turn your alarm off and go to sleep."
  • "Moira, turn the mike off."
  • "And then I turned the box on again."
  • "Erase the whiteboard Turn the lights off"

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