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About-face

DEFINITION

Total reversal of opinion. Complete turn-around in thoughts or deeds.  A surprising change of opinion, direction or course of action.  (Compare to Do a 180.)

“Our manager always said he wanted us to get a raise but recently he’s made a complete about-face and doesn’t talk about it.”

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