Inspired by a previous question here

Up is a surprise,
Down is to deny.
Under folds down,
Over, a small pie,

In begins at night,
Out is who attends,
On tends to excite,
Off comes with a bend.


It is:


Up is a surprise:

Turn up means to find something you lost, "it will turn up".

Down is to deny

turn down is to deny a request.

Under folds down

Turn under is to fold something downwards.

Over, a small pie

A turnover is a small pie.

In begins at night

Turn in means to go to bed

Out is who attends

Turn out is who shows up (like to a party or show)

On tends to excite

Turn on is sexy time.

Off comes with a bend

A Turn off is like turning on a road? Like a bend?

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    $\begingroup$ I sure haven't missed the feeling of getting ninja'd! You're missing two lines: "Over" is (rot13) gheabire, nf va nccyr gheabire, "Off" is (rot13) gheavat bss gur serrjnl. $\endgroup$ – F1Krazy Dec 3 '19 at 16:49
  • $\begingroup$ There's a little more to the first one: rot13(jura fbzrguvat vf n 'ghea-hc' (nf va 'n ghea-hc sbe gur obbxf') vg vf n fhecevfvat be harkcrpgrq rirag (zber guna whfg svaqvat fbzrguvat).) Quick fingers! $\endgroup$ – Stiv Dec 3 '19 at 16:54
  • $\begingroup$ I think the only thing I'm missing here is how the title applies. Maybe rot13("vg vf zl ghea, zl punapr, zl bccbeghavgl" be fbzrguvat yvxr gung.) $\endgroup$ – Thomas Markov Dec 3 '19 at 16:58

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