Definition of at every turn in English:

at every turn


  • On every occasion; continually.

    ‘her name seemed to come up at every turn’
    • ‘Leading a university is no mean job, especially when numerous hurdles await you at every turn.’
    • ‘He frustrated and defied them at every turn and encouraged other captors to do the same.’
    • ‘We're going to talk about positive issues, we're not going to be bashing the President at every turn.’
    • ‘You start in the catacombs but beware ghostly ghouls at every turn!’
    • ‘During the swim I came up against a challenge at every turn.’
    • ‘It was a mantra repeated at every turn.’
    • ‘As usual the world's best golfer has been second-guessed at every turn.’
    • ‘Taylor is surrounded at every turn.’
    • ‘There were pockets of shade at every turn.’
    • ‘Kimberly and I remain at Junior Consultant level, banging our heads against the glass ceiling at every turn.’
    repeatedly, recurrently, all the time, always, continually, constantly, on every occasion, again and again, over and over again
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