How to use Turned-back in a sentence

turned-back
  • The rider on the black horse turned back.

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  • Alex turned back to her.

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  • The conversation turned back to the substitution of the skeleton and the theft of the small bone from their room.

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  • Assured that it had not, she turned back to him.

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  • Carmen met his gaze for a moment - long enough to reunite, and then they both turned back to the others.

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  • Time couldn't be turned back.

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  • The shock of what happened gave way to fury as Felipa turned back to them.

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  • Then he turned back to his father, who was watching him with interest.

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  • Finally he arched one brow and turned back to the roast.

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  • He turned back to Lathum.

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  • He turned back to the wheel, chuckling.

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  • Instantly the hand dropped and he turned back down the trail, speaking over his shoulder.

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  • Her knees were weak, but her legs finally obeyed as she turned back toward the hotel.

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  • Glancing into the family room, he turned back to Cynthia.

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  • She smiled wistfully and turned back to the table.

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  • I drove south toward town on the West Surry Road but instead of following Court Street, turned back north west on the Old Walpole to Howie's home.

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  • He turned back to me.

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  • And the guy you turned back into a human.

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  • As Carmen turned back to the kitchen, Jonathan looked up at her, his eyes large with fear.

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  • When he turned back to her, the gaze was as direct as the question.

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  • Finally he turned back to the keyboard.

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  • The bear had not turned back or even stopped.

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  • They leapt from the pages to create visions before him that then swirled and turned back into words.

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  • She paused near the end and turned back to see both Officer David and the woman watching her with disapproving looks and crossed arms.

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  • He turned back to Connor.

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  • She turned back to Elisabeth.

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  • She turned back to find one of the dogs advancing.

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  • He shook his head and turned back to Carmen, leaping the fence again in a single bound.

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  • She turned back to the road.

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  • I started unpacking and when I turned back around, I found her still in the doorway watching me.

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  • After leaving the building, when they were out on the street, she turned back to him.

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  • He turned back as he stepped from the car.

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  • She turned back to him and he lifted a hand, beckoning.

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  • He took a sip of the coffee as he turned back to watch the rain.

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  • He turned back to the mirror.

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  • She turned back and smiled up at him.

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  • He replaced the receiver and turned back to her.

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  • She turned back to the stove in time to see Felipa hesitating at the door.

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  • He turned back to his computer.

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  • He turned back to Alex.

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  • She turned back to the stove.

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  • Each time she glanced his way, he turned back to his book.

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  • She turned back to the kitchen and flipped the light switch.

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  • He turned back to the trail and she followed while he continued teasing her.

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  • She eyed him doubtfully and then turned back to her packing.

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  • The Arab rule in Spain, which once threatened to overwhelm Europe and was turned back near Tours by Charles Martel, was distinguished by its tolerance and civilization, and lingered on till the 15th century.

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  • Wheeler, the amnion is ruptured and turned back from covering the germ band, enclosing the yolk dorsally and becoming finally absorbed, as the ectoderm of the germ band itself spreads to form the dorsal wall.

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  • On the 23rd of July all was confusion at the depots, and the leaders were divided as to the course to be pursued; orders were not obeyed; a trusted messenger despatched for arms absconded with the money committed to him to pay for them; treachery, quite unsuspected by Emmet, honeycombed the conspiracy; the Wicklow contingent failed to appear; the Kildare men turned back on hearing that the rising had been postponed; a signal expected by a contingent at the Broadstone was never given.

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  • Ibrahim, taking this as a breach of the convention, set sail from Navarino northwards, but was turned back by Sir Edward Codrington, the British admiral.

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  • But, Raids by unable to reduce it, and threatened on all sides, he turned back.

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  • He was disappointed at the resistance which was made, and after musing a while " upon a stall over against the Bell Savadge Gate " he turned back.

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  • He then reluctantly turned back by way of Herat, where he took leave of the dervishes, and returned with a caravan to Teheran, and subsequently, in March 1864, through Trebizond and Erzerum to Constantinople.

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  • He took the road for Spain, but turned back in fear of arrest.

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  • As a substitute for timber props at the face, pieces of steel joists, with the web cut out for a short distance on either end, with the flanges turned back to give a square bearing surface, have been introduced.

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  • Entering the Mississippi on the 17th of May, Joliet and his companion turned back on the 17th of July, and returned to Green Bay and Michigan (by way of the Illinois river) at the end of September 1673.

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  • When the work was finished the river was turned back into its usual channel, and the captives by whose hands the labour had been accomplished were put to death that none might learn their secret.

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  • The effect of his appearance was such that they turned back without attempting to fulfil their errand.

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  • Garrison, true to his original purpose, never faltered or turned back.

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  • The Assyrians did not move against him, but a great Scythian horde, destroying all before it in its southward advance, is said by Herodotus to have been turned back by presents and entreaties.

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  • While John, after two inroads, turned back to his Guienne possessions on the 3rd of July, it was not until three weeks later that the emperor concentrated his forces at Valenciennes, and in the interval Philip Augustus had countermarched northward and concentrated an army at Peronne.

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  • He struck the name of Alexander Ypsilanti from the Russian army list, and directed his foreign minister, Count Capo d'Istria, himself a Greek, to disavow all sympathy of Russia with his enterprise; and, next year, a deputation of the Greeks of the Morea on its way to the congress of Verona was turned back by his orders on the road.

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  • Bruce, previously so shifty, had never wavered or turned back since he smote the Red Comyn at Dumfries.

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  • It was immediately notified to him from India that a British mission would be deputed to his capital, but he demurred to receiving it; and when the British envoy was turned back on the Afghan frontier hostilities were proclaimed by the viceroy in November 1878, and the second Afghan War began.

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  • So recently as about 1880 it discharged into the Gulf of Smyrna, but the shoals formed by its silt-laden waters were so obstructive to navigation that it was turned back into its old bed.

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  • He started authorship with a book of verse in 1888, after which time he led a reaction against realism and pessimism, and has turned back to a rich romantic idealism in his novels of Endymion (1889) and Hans Alienus (1892), and in his stories (1897) of the time of Charles XII.

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  • Classical antiquity was an Italian past, the German scholars turned back to the sources of their national history.

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  • She left the sentence hanging, but he simply turned back to the window.

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  • Talon didn't even bother to beckon for her to move faster but instead turned back around.

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  • He thus eluded his would-be captors who in fear turned back.

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  • Today, he turned back Stewart once again in the Open, this time by overcoming a five-stroke deficit.

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  • He then turned back and said " No, I was having a wank and I shot the dog!

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  • He turned back a few steps and was lost in grave reflection, finally wending his way homeward by the obscure river-side path.

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  • Thomson succeeded (he also discovered Lake Baringo and Mt Elgon), but turned back from the frontier of Busoga in order not to provoke Mutesa to hostilities.

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  • After this came the Great Depression, which so overwhelmed the social support structures that Americans turned to the government for help and have never turned back.

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  • While the troops, dividing into two parts when passing around the Kremlin, were thronging the Moskva and the Stone bridges, a great many soldiers, taking advantage of the stoppage and congestion, turned back from the bridges and slipped stealthily and silently past the church of Vasili the Beatified and under the Borovitski gate, back up the hill to the Red Square where some instinct told them they could easily take things not belonging to them.

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  • He then turned back and said No, I was having a wank and I shot the dog !

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  • You'd hate to start your drive, then get turned back due to road closures.

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  • Day-Lewis didn't receive the apprenticeship due to his lack of experience, so he turned back to acting.

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  • Tighten them so they are snug, and check them for leaks once you have the water turned back on.

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  • They are captured by the Ovions but eventually are turned back over to Apollo by their Queen.

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  • The sting of his cool hospitality was quickly replaced with awe as she turned back to the room.

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  • Instead of his usual pleased smile, he simply turned back to Jonathan.

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