For American/English people..?
Hi, I'm Spanish and I'm studying English, I've a question..
Whats does the expression "in turn" means (with your own words)? And how do you use it? Can you put some examples?
- ?Lv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
in turn can mean "on the other hand, as an alternative," Or it can mean "as a result of (because of) a previous action.
Bobby likes lemons. Jean, in turn, likes limes. Maybe together they can make a fruit salad.
I wrote a love letter for my friend to send to his crush. He, in turn, removed all of the sexy stuff from the letter and just sent a safer version of it.
hope this helpsSource(s): America English speaker
- Anonymous8 years ago
In turn means either doing 1 thing at a time or people doing something one at a time.
Example. The children took it in turns to use the swing.
I wore my red dress one day and my green the next day in turn.