cooked to a turn


cooked to a turn
cooked for exactly the right amount of time
Thesaurus: cooked or preparedhyponym
Main entry: turn

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • be cooked to a turn — be cooked/done to a turn to be cooked for exactly the right amount of time. The beef was done to a turn …   New idioms dictionary

  • turn — turn1 [ tɜrn ] verb *** ▸ 1 change position ▸ 2 change direction ▸ 3 make circular movement ▸ 4 do/become something else ▸ 5 become particular age ▸ 6 move page to other side ▸ 7 about stomach ▸ 8 milk: become sour ▸ 9 affect game/fight ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • turn — 1 verb CHANGE DIRECTION/POSITION 1 a) YOUR BODY (I) to move your body so that you are looking in a different direction: Ricky turned and walked away. (+ around/round/away etc): I turned around quickly to see if someone was following. | Dan turned …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn */*/*/ — I UK [tɜː(r)n] / US [tɜrn] verb Word forms turn : present tense I/you/we/they turn he/she/it turns present participle turning past tense turned past participle turned 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to change the position of your body or head so… …   English dictionary

  • turn — turn1 W1S1 [tə:n US tə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(your body)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(move around central point)¦ 5¦(change)¦ 6¦(attention/thoughts)¦ 7 turn your back (on somebody/something) 8¦(age/time)¦ 9 turn something inside out …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turn — v. & n. v. 1 tr. & intr. move around a point or axis so that the point or axis remains in a central position; give a rotary motion to or receive a rotary motion (turned the wheel; the wheel turns; the key turns in the lock). 2 tr. & intr. change… …   Useful english dictionary

  • done to a turn — done/cooked/to a turn phrase cooked for exactly the right amount of time Thesaurus: cooked or preparedhyponym Main entry: turn * * * done to a turn Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • done to a turn — cooked or baked until very tasty    The steaks were done to a turn brown and juicy …   English idioms

  • done to a turn — See: TO A T or TO A TURN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • done to a turn — See: TO A T or TO A TURN …   Dictionary of American idioms


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