come full circle

come full circle
come full circle
1. To return to the beginning
2. To regain or turn out to be in a former state
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Main Entry:circle

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if a situation comes, goes, or turns full circle, it becomes the same again as it was at the beginning

He’s back managing the club he first started out in, so his career has come full circle.

Thesaurus: to become differentsynonym
Main entry: circle

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come (or turn) full circle
return to a past position or situation, esp. in a way considered to be inevitable

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come full circle — see full circle
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Main Entry:come

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come, turn, etc. full ˈcircle idiom
to return to the situation in which you started, after a series of events or experiences
Main entry:circleidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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 — 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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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