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Definition of the noun about turn
What does about turn mean as a name of something?
- act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
Alternative definition of the noun about turn
- [British, directive] An about face; a military command to a formation of soldiers to reverse the direction in which they are facing.
- [British, figuratively, idiomatic] A complete change of opinion, direction, etc.
Definition of the verb about turn
What does about turn mean as a doing phrase?
- [intransitive, military] To perform an about turn.
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by Don Abney
About Turns — The about turn is a term used to have you turn 1 80 degrees from the direction you are heading. In the military, the term is about face. Start with right about turns, by turning 180 degrees to the right. Your dog will have to hurry ...
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Northern Premier League Premier Division. Buxton 0-4 FC United of Manchester. Silverlands, Buxton, Derbyshire.
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The barge owner had rung ahead to get the lock keeper to open the gate but as he was dealing with another boat this chap had to park up for a short while. The signals date from when both locks were in use and busy.
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This photo was "almost" so good, that pesky flag waved at just the wrong moment !
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- South Bank 022 South Bank 01a About turn
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About turn Meaning
Video shows what about turn means. Of a formation of soldiers, to reverse the direction in which they are facing; an about face.. A complete change of opinion, ...
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