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Turn on one’s heels


Change direction. Make a quick exit.  A change of direction could be a change of heart, opinion or a physical maneuver.

“She walked past me without saying anything but when I shouted to her that I had tickets to go to the music concert, she turned on her heels and came back to talk.”

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