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turn someone up

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turn someone up

verb phrase

To inform; in effect, to turn someone over to the police; hand up: Maybe you better turn me up/ Somebody turned him up (1872+ Underworld)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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