at every turn


at every turn
REPEATEDLY, recurrently, all the time, always, constantly, again and again.
turn

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adverb
: on every occasion : in every instance : constantly, continually

commission would find itself hampered at every turn — T.W.Arnold

fights public housing at every turnNew Republic

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at every turn
1. Everywhere
2. Incessantly
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Main Entry:turn

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at every turn phrase
wherever or whenever someone tries to do something

He was frustrated at every turn by petty rules and regulations.

Thesaurus: everywhere and anywheresynonym
Main entry: turn

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on every occasion; continually

her name seemed to come up at every turn

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at every turn — see turn, 2
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Main Entry:every
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at every turn
: in a constant or continuous way : each time a person tries to do something

They opposed her at every turn.

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Main Entry:turn

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at every ˈturn idiom
everywhere or every time you try and do sth

At every turn I met with disappointment.

Her ideas were blocked at every turn.

Main entry:turnidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • at every turn — every place or every time that something is possible. Since the divorce she has avoided the press at every turn …   New idioms dictionary

  • at every turn — {adv. phr.} Every time; all the time; continually without exception. * /Because of his drinking, the man was refused a job at every turn./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at every turn — {adv. phr.} Every time; all the time; continually without exception. * /Because of his drinking, the man was refused a job at every turn./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at every turn — ► at every turn on every occasion; continually. Main Entry: ↑turn …   English terms dictionary

  • at every turn — phrasal on every occasion ; continually < they opposed her at every turn > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • at\ every\ turn — adv. phr. Every time; all the time; continually without exception. Because of his drinking, the man was refused a job at every turn …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at every turn — her name seemed to come up at every turn Syn: repeatedly, recurrently, all the time, always, constantly, again and again …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • at every turn — wherever or whenever someone tries to do something He was frustrated at every turn by petty rules and regulations …   English dictionary

  • at every turn — every step of the way, everywhere …   English contemporary dictionary

  • at every turn — on every occasion. → turn …   English new terms dictionary


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