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turn someone off

verb phrase

To depress someone; be a deterrent to someone's spirits: It seems like everybody turns you off/ Policies and practices that are not ''relevant,'' to use his language, ''turn him off'' (1950s+ Beat talk)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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