about-turn

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about-turn


Past participle: about-turned
Gerund: about-turning

Imperative
about-turn
about-turn
Present
I about-turn
you about-turn
he/she/it about-turns
we about-turn
you about-turn
they about-turn
Preterite
I about-turned
you about-turned
he/she/it about-turned
we about-turned
you about-turned
they about-turned
Present Continuous
I am about-turning
you are about-turning
he/she/it is about-turning
we are about-turning
you are about-turning
they are about-turning
Present Perfect
I have about-turned
you have about-turned
he/she/it has about-turned
we have about-turned
you have about-turned
they have about-turned
Past Continuous
I was about-turning
you were about-turning
he/she/it was about-turning
we were about-turning
you were about-turning
they were about-turning
Past Perfect
I had about-turned
you had about-turned
he/she/it had about-turned
we had about-turned
you had about-turned
they had about-turned
Future
I will about-turn
you will about-turn
he/she/it will about-turn
we will about-turn
you will about-turn
they will about-turn
Future Perfect
I will have about-turned
you will have about-turned
he/she/it will have about-turned
we will have about-turned
you will have about-turned
they will have about-turned
Future Continuous
I will be about-turning
you will be about-turning
he/she/it will be about-turning
we will be about-turning
you will be about-turning
they will be about-turning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been about-turning
you have been about-turning
he/she/it has been about-turning
we have been about-turning
you have been about-turning
they have been about-turning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been about-turning
you will have been about-turning
he/she/it will have been about-turning
we will have been about-turning
you will have been about-turning
they will have been about-turning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been about-turning
you had been about-turning
he/she/it had been about-turning
we had been about-turning
you had been about-turning
they had been about-turning
Conditional
I would about-turn
you would about-turn
he/she/it would about-turn
we would about-turn
you would about-turn
they would about-turn
Past Conditional
I would have about-turned
you would have about-turned
he/she/it would have about-turned
we would have about-turned
you would have about-turned
they would have about-turned
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about-turn

noun
1. change of direction, reverse, reversal, turnaround, U-turn, right about (turn), about-face, volte-face, turnabout The decision was seen as an about-turn for the government.
verb
1. change direction, reverse, about-face, volte-face, face the opposite direction, turn about or around, turn through 180 degrees, do or perform a U-turn or volte-face She about-turned abruptly and left.
Translations

about-turn

[əˌbaʊtˈtɜːn]
A. N
1. (Mil) → media vuelta f
2. (fig) → cambio m radical de postura, giro m (brusco)
B. VI
1. (Mil) → dar media vuelta
2. (fig) → cambiar radicalmente de postura
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Mr Odinga initially declined to mount a legal challenge, then about-turned and petitioned the Supreme Court.
The craft about-turned and we made our way back to the harbour.
When they received the call, they quickly about-turned, so they were there very fast.
The recce platoon sergeant, from the Black Watch (3 Scots), about-turned and sprinted back under fire to alert the stranded squaddies.
Noticing the camera, the Scots Guard regained his cool and about-turned on the Mall by Buckingham Palace.