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English verb: turn the tables

1. turn the tables (change) cause a complete reversal of the circumstances


SamplesThe tables are turned now that the Republicans are in power!.


Synonymsturn the tide


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn









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