(of two or more people) do something alternately or in succession.
We take turns on the night shift
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A phrase which means "Things are so dramatic, it's starting to resemble Melrose Place."

References the 1990's drama filled soap opera, Melrose Place.
Person 1: Can you believe that he likes Lucas, who likes Desiree, who likes Jamie who likes Lucas?

Person 2: Yeah man. This shit is taking a turn for the Melrose.
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An amusing term which appears so ubiquitously in various film adaptations of Jane Austin novels that it really should enter the public lexicon as a bit of tounge-in-cheek banter mocking the stilted, formal manner of speech common during the Regency period.
Chick: Dude, this party is great and all, but I've been sitting on this couch so long that my leg is falling asleep.
Dude: Shall we take a turn about the room?"
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An amusing term which appears so ubiquitously in various film adaptations of Jane Austen novels that it really should enter the public lexicon as a bit of tounge-in-cheek banter mocking the stilted, formal manner of speech common during the Regency period.
Chick: Dude, my legs are really shaky after winning that drinking game.
Dude: Shall we take a turn about the room?
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When a conversation takes a nasty or dark turn.
"I like babies, they're cute."
"They're even cuter when I'm eating their guts..."
"...well this conversation is taking an SC turn."
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Using dark, sharp, or otherwise unpleasant statements or retorts in the course of a conversation.
Named after a person who commonly does the aforementioned.
Dan: "Oh I hate Jane."
Tony: "Why man? She seems fine to me."
Dan: "Nah mate, she keeps taking an SC turn each time I try to talk to her."
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