turn round

phrasal verb

turned round; turning round; turns round
chiefly British
: to cause a vehicle to travel in the opposite direction
We turned round in someone's driveway.
She turned the car round and drove back home.
: to change and become better or more successful
The economy should turn round soon.
: to change (something) in a way that makes it better or more successful
The new CEO has really turned the company round in the past year.

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“Turn round.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20round. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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