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Learn English - Top 50 Workplace Expressions

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Turn down

English Meaning 1

Say no / Not accept (used when we speak English)

English Example 1

“Hey did you apply for that business grant?”
“yep, but I was turned down”
“oh, sorry mate”
(Learn English tip: ‘mate’ means friend)

English Meaning 2

Same as Meaning 1

English Example 2

“How’s business?”
“Really good, I had a guy ring on Saturday but I had to turn him down cause I’m booked for the year!”



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