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English definition of “turn the corner”

turn the corner

If a situation turns the corner, it starts to improve after a difficult period: After nine months of poor sales we've finally turned the corner.Becoming betterMaking things betterMaking progress and advancing
(Definition of turn the corner from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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