the tide turns

idiom

used to say that someone's luck is changed
The team was on a losing streak, but then the tide turned and they went on to win the championship.

Examples of the tide turns in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s been a difficult week, but the tide turns today. Georgia Nicols, The Denver Post, 14 June 2024 Whoever next wins the presidency should seek the effective end of the usual arms-control theology before the tide turns again. John R. Bolton, National Review, 25 Jan. 2024 Using tech wisely will position your company for accelerated growth once the tide turns. Marco Costa, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 The event is being billed as the moment that the tide turns on the specter of killer AI, a chance to start building international consensus toward mitigating that risk. WIRED, 23 Oct. 2023

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“The tide turns.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20tide%20turns. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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