come full circle

come full circle
come/go/turn full circle if something or someone has come full circle after changing a lot, they are now the same as they were at the beginning.

My career has come full circle and I am back at the school where I started out as a teacher thirty years ago.

In the meantime her opinions have gone full circle and she has decided to rejoin the party.


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  • come full circle — 1. To return to the beginning 2. To regain or turn out to be in a former state • • • Main Entry: ↑circle * * * come/go/turn/full circle phrase …   Useful english dictionary

  • come full circle — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To become totally opposed to one s own earlier conviction on a given subject. * /Today s conservative businessperson has come full circle from former radical student days./ 2. To change and develop, only to end up where… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come full circle — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To become totally opposed to one s own earlier conviction on a given subject. * /Today s conservative businessperson has come full circle from former radical student days./ 2. To change and develop, only to end up where… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come full circle — to return to the same situation or attitude you originally had. I left publishing, tried teaching, and now I ve come full circle back to publishing. Usage notes: also used in the form bring something full circle: The film starts in the present,… …   New idioms dictionary

  • come\ full\ circle — v. phr. informal 1. To become totally opposed to one s own earlier conviction on a given subject. Today s conservative businessperson has come full circle from former radical student days. 2. To change and develop, only to end up where one… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come full circle — arrive at the place where you began    Let s ask the teacher, okay? If we do that, we ll have come full circle. Remember? …   English idioms

  • come full circle — completely opposite from one s starting point They have come full circle since the new president started at the university …   Idioms and examples

  • come full circle — ► come (or turn) full circle return to a previous position or situation. Main Entry: ↑circle …   English terms dictionary

  • come full circle — verb a) To make a complete change or reform. b) To complete a cycle of transition, returning to where one started after gaining experience or exploring other things. See Also: full circle …   Wiktionary

  • (the) wheel has come full circle. — The wheel has come/turned full circle. something that you say which means a situation is the same now as it was before things started to change. The wheel had finally come full circle; we were together as a family again …   New idioms dictionary

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