- PHR-V-ERGIf you turn against someone or something, or if you are turned against them, you stop supporting them, trusting them, or liking them.
[V P n] A kid I used to be friends with turned against me after being told that I'd been insulting him...
[V P n] Workers may turn against reform...
[V n P n] Working with the police has turned me against the use of violent scenes as entertainment.
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