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turn someone over

turn someone over
 v. phr.— «Too public, it seems. The Mail on Sunday, in Fleet Street parlance, turned him over. Treating him like an errant soap star over two pages, it sunk its fangs into the English divorcee, highlighting his glamorous Jamaican girfriend and active social life. The implication: a man unfit to nail Bob’s killer.» —“The way of the pack” by Rory Carroll Guardian Newsblog Apr. 4, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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