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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alternate, take turnsverb

    do something in turns

    "We take turns on the night shift"


  1. take turnsverb

    Of two or more people, to do the same thing one after another.

  2. take turnsverb

    To assume a place in a sequence of successions.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take turns in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take turns in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of take turns in a Sentence

  1. Drell Szyfer:

    There is very little at work that is' that important' that I can't also make time for the times I'm needed at school, my husband and I do take turns and I do miss some things, but I also make a lot more [ of them ] than I used to. Having a child who just graduated from high school helps to put a lot in perspective -- I spent time at her graduation thinking about how fast it all went and all the foolish decisions I made that prevented me from' being there.'.

  2. State Mike Pompeo:

    I've watched my life take turns that one would never have expected, but it's not something I want to do. I want to stay here and continue to perform the mission that I'm serving President President Trump, and I hope doing a good turn for the American people as well.

  3. Ihab Nasser:

    We're terrified. We take turns to sleep and there's always someone keeping guard.

  4. Adam Sharp:

    There's this element of all the companies hand-wringing until one of them takes a step, and then in a few minutes, everyone does it, nobody wants to be the first, and they just take turns on who is going to be the first one to go that time around. Then they all' Thelma and Louise' it and make the call.

  5. Javier Soch and Seth Ortega:

    The game is no different, when we’re walking around we take turns we kind of glance at the phone while the other looks up and around, it’s just something that we’re taught to do.

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