turn the corner


: to get past the most difficult area or period in something and begin to improve
The company claims it has turned the corner and will be profitable soon.

Examples of turn the corner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Consumer electronics end markets are expected to be up slightly year on year as the market works to turn the corner. Joe Cornell, Forbes, 27 Feb. 2024 The lawsuit comes as the port is trying to turn the corner from the turmoil surrounding Naranjo’s censure, an unprecedented action that stirred up public animus between the agency and the commissioner’s most ardent supporters. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Feb. 2024 Things will get really interesting if crypto can turn the corner and embark on another bull run—an event that’s a matter of time if previous cycles are any indication. Byjeff John Roberts, Fortune, 12 Oct. 2023 The move won him back some fans and helped turn the corner in his acting career. Kate Hogan, Peoplemag, 12 Sep. 2023 Outside of the assault on an orange piece of plastic, nothing stemming from the San Diego dugout all weekend gave off a whiff of a talented team underperforming expectations but still fighting at every turn to turn the corner. Journal Sentinel, 27 Aug. 2023 California Been burned too many times by the storyline of the Bears ready to turn the corner. Ndaschel, oregonlive, 19 July 2023 The Pistons, stocked with young talent and armed with around $30 million in cap space and the fifth overall pick in this year's draft, are looking to turn the corner next season following three years of rebuilding. Detroit Free Press, 1 June 2023 The Rockets slipped to the No. 4 spot in the 2023 draft, leaving general manager Rafael Stone with a difficult path forward as the franchise desperately looks to turn the corner and return to relevance in 2023-24. Michael Shapiro, Chron, 17 May 2023

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“Turn the corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20the%20corner. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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