English Language Lessons

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Idiom of the week – Turn a corner

Posted by englishlessons on August 1, 2012

Definition:

show improvement after going through a difficult period

Examples:

When her fever dropped, the patient turned a corner and began to recover.

I believe the economy has turned a corner as we are seeing signs of growth now.

Picture it:

Think of walking or driving down a road and then turning a corner. The surroundings can change dramatically when you turn a corner.

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