turn of events

noun phrase

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: a change in what is happening There has been a dramatic turn of events.

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“Turn of events.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20of%20events. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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