English version

turnabout

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishturnaboutturn‧a‧bout /ˈtɜːnəbaʊt $ ˈtɜːrn-/ noun  1 [countable usually singular] British EnglishCHANGE/BECOME DIFFERENT a complete change in someone’s opinions, ideas, or methods an extraordinarily rapid turnabout in attitudes2 turnabout is fair play
Examples from the Corpus
turnaboutThe fall into loss last year represents a dramatic turnabout from the late 1980s.The dramatic turnabout undoubtedly reflects the trauma of once again seeing non-stop television coverage of bloodied bodies and grieving families.This burst of activity marks a major turnabout in the publishing industry.How and why did this extraordinary and extraordinarily rapid turnabout in attitudes take place?a surprising turnabout in church policyFor Lyndon Johnson, the turnabout was even more abrupt and total.The turnabout Howard and Mark conjured up was more than I could have expected.This turnabout is affecting the whole ski business in Britain, not least the magazines.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.