turn the corner

To pass the most critical point of some process; to pass out of danger.

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  • turn the corner — 1. To go round the corner 2. To get past a difficulty or danger 3. To begin to pick up • • • Main Entry: ↑corner * * * turn the/​a corner phrase to begin to be healthy, happy, or successful again after a difficult period Has the economy finally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn the corner — To get over a bad run. When a loss making venture ceases to make losses, it has turned the corner …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • turn the corner — if something or someone turns the corner, their situation starts to improve after a difficult period. Certainly, the company s been through difficult times but I think we can safely say that we have now turned the corner. I was really ill on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • turn the corner —    To get over a bad run. When a loss making venture ceases to make losses, it has turned the corner .   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • turn the corner — achieve part of a goal, progress toward a goal    Lan was very ill, but she s turned the corner. She s recovering …   English idioms

  • turn the corner — Synonyms and related words: alter, ameliorate, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, bottom out, brace up, break, change, checker, chop, chop and change, come about, come around, come round, convalesce, degenerate, deteriorate, deviate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • turn the corner — go around the block on the street …   English contemporary dictionary

  • turn the corner — idi to pass through a crisis safely …   From formal English to slang

  • To turn the corner — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turn a corner — turn the/​a corner phrase to begin to be healthy, happy, or successful again after a difficult period Has the economy finally turned the corner? With this new job I feel I’m turning a corner. Thesaurus: to be, or to become happy or happiersynonym …   Useful english dictionary

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