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Related to turned the corner: off chance, on a roll, a case in point, give it a shot, gunning for

turn

(Change), noun bend, change of direction, curve, detour, deviation, diversion, particular interpretation, twist, vicissitude
Associated concepts: turnover order

turn

(Rotation), noun circuit, cycle, gyration, revolution, shift, span stretch, stint

turn

(Change), verb alter, avert, bend, change, change opinion, coil, contort, convert, curdle, curl, deviate, ferment, form, induce, influence, metamorphose, mold, persuade, prevail upon, recast, reconstruct, shift, sinuate, slue, sway, swerve, transform, transmute, transpose, veer, wind, win over

turn

(Deflect), verb alter belief, argue, avert, change course, convince, gainsay, maneuver, outmaneuver, transform, vary
Associated concepts: turn state's evidence

turn

(Rotate), verb change, gyrate, jibe, move, move clockwise, move counterclockwise, pivot, pull, push, spin, swivel, whirl
See also: accident, alter, avert, contort, contour, convert, crossroad, deviate, digress, flair, gift, impair, influence, occurrence, opportunity, oscillate, posture, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, quirk, shape, situation, slant, spoil, tendency, transform, transition
References in classic literature ?
But the flat was as empty as I had left it; the very light that had encouraged me, pale though it was, as I turned the corner in my hansom, was but the light that I myself had left burning in the desolate passage.
He wouldn't mind killing one, if he wasn't caught," said East, as they turned the corner.
United players were handed a day off on Monday to enjoy the win over Liverpool, but when asked if his side had turned the corner now, McClaren said: "That's the big question we will ask this week ahead of Tottenham.
This refers to 'We are back in business' (GDN, August 12) which says the real estate sector turned the corner or is it just going round the bend?
I think the euro zone has turned the corner," she told the panel.
It doesn't give me any sense of relief that we have turned the corner on gangs.
diplomats are eagerly trying to convince the world that--in the words of David Oberwetter; our ambassador to Riyadh--"Saudi Arabia has turned the corner," a series of annual reports from nongovernmental organizations are telling a different story.
Unfortunately, as he turned the corner, he found himself staring directly into the barrel of a 9mm automatic pistol.
Goodyear seems to have turned the corner, and it will be interesting to see how this affects the tire industry, which had one of its big three not entirely focused on its markets.
Oswald wrote in the December 13 issue of Hotline, NEPA's newsletter: "It seems that collectively we have once again turned the corner as an industry.
He said: 'I have not turned the corner yet - it will take a few months but it will happen.
You can't say we've turned the corner just yet,' he said.