One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Reverse the trend of events.‘the air power that helped to turn the tide of battle’
- ‘The manager looked capable of turning the tide as he pulled all the strings.’
- ‘They were widely credited with turning the tide of that war.’
- ‘Howard's commitment to the community may be what turns the tide.’
- ‘We will join with you in turning the tide against AIDS in Africa.’
- ‘The National Commissioner said the police were turning the tide against crime and that this trend would continue.’
- ‘A battle was waged which turned the tide of the Second World War.’
- ‘The Code Talkers were honored for creating a code which was credited with saving thousands of lives and turning the tide of decisive battles in the Pacific theater.’
- ‘They are slowly, modestly, turning the tide.’
- ‘I am writing to you to ask for your help in turning the tide.’
- ‘Villagers have succeeded in turning the tide of village shop closures by opening a community shop and post office.’
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