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Definición de “about-turn” en inglés

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about-turn

noun [C] uk   /əˌbaʊtˈtɜːn/ us    /-ˈtɝːn/ UK ( US about-face)
a change of direction: I'd only gone a little way down the street when I remembered I hadn't locked the door, so I made/did a quick about-turn. a complete change of opinion or behaviour: This is the government's second about-turn on the issue.
Traducciones de “about-turn”
en chino (tradicionál) 轉變方向, (意見或行為的)徹底轉變…
en chino (simplificado) 转变方向, (意见或行为的)彻底转变…
(Definition of about-turn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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