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- v. To make a change, or reversal of general opinion.
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- v. cause a complete reversal of the circumstances
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"And you have been allowing your men to do that which will put us in the power of every Northern mudsill of an abolitionist, and eventually turn the tide which is now in our favor, against us!"
The day was to come when each time she thrust her bows outward-bound from New York Harbor she would carry an entire division, men who would help to turn the tide on the ground, as the Hurricane would stop the Germans in the air.
While Wittmann was destroying four Soviet tanks and silencing an enemy battery that morning, and while every man of the 13th Tiger Company was giving his all in an effort to turn the tide of battle, in the Führer headquarters in East Prussia the commanders in chief of the eastern front were facing Hitler.
And, Louisa claimed, if Don Bias had been given a chance, there would be no Chilean Republic, for her husband had begun to turn the tide of Royalist defeat.
His restaurant became a destination, and helped to turn the tide on Chinatown’s image.