What does the phrase turn over imply in the sentence "She turned over from her contemplation of the photograph" ?

  • What is it you don’t understand about “turn”? Have you looked it up in a dictionary? Jul 27, 2018 at 8:56
  • Maybe she got uncomfortable when looking at it and awkwardly moved or shyly turned her head.
    – jmrpink
    Jul 27, 2018 at 13:20
  • Where did you find it? It's not particularly idiomatic.
    – Andrew Leach
    Jul 28, 2018 at 11:15
  • I found this sentence in Oxford dictionaries while searching for examples of contemplation.
    – user307264
    Jul 29, 2018 at 0:53

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Sounds like "She"directed her attention to something else.

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