Idiom of the week – Turn off
Posted by englishlessons on March 5, 2014
They want to be careful not to turn off consumers with their new advertising campaign.
The change in programming turned off the network’s older audience.
Note that “turn off” is a phrasal verb. Phrasal verbs are included on the TOEFL® test as they are so frequent in English. Look for the the “TOEFL® phrasal verbs” graphic which highlights the phrasal verbs in the Idioms in English programs.
*This phrasal verb also means to shut off the power.
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