a revolving door

a revolving door

  (mainly American)
the movement of people from one organization or activity to another, especially from government jobs to private companies (often + between ) Congress has tightened regulations to slow down the revolving door between government and industry.
See also: door, revolve
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For in recent years I have: Gone the wrong way and had to pull the door from behind me; Gone the right way, but been caught in a Mexican stand-off with a man who was going the wrong way and refused to accept this even though I could prove, with diagrams if necessary, he was in the wrong; Failed to pay sufficient attention when approaching a revolving door and consequently entering the same compartment as a woman, forming the world''s shortest and most uncomfortable conga line.
Because some years ago, somebody realised that it''s difficult to nip through a revolving door if you use a wheelchair.
attention when approaching a revolving door and consequently entering the same compartment as a woman, temporarily forming the world's shortest and most uncomfortable conga line.
For in recent years I have: Gone the wrong way and had to |pull the door from behind me; Gone the right way, but been |caught in a Mexican stand-off with a man who was going the wrong way and refused to accept this even though I could prove, with diagrams if necessary, he was in the wrong; Failed to pay sufficient attention |when approaching a revolving door and consequently entering the same compartment as a woman, temporarily forming the world's shortest and most uncomfortable conga line.
Because some years ago, somebody realised that it's quite difficult to nip through a revolving door if you use a wheelchair.
I accidentally went the widdershins way through a revolving door a couple of months back.
It was a classic Mexican stand-off, only in a revolving door.
If a program doesn't adequately meet a person's needs, causing them to return numerous times for further services, we say, "That program has a revolving door.
Stanley Security Solutions Canada of Toronto, Canada, has introduced a revolving door that adapts for use in a wide variety of applications.
A sensor in a revolving door that caused a fatal accident Friday in Tokyo was apparently configured so that its blind spot was not the smallest size possible, sources close to the case said Sunday.
It's a revolving door,'' District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Sandi Gibbons said.
The faults affect a revolving door and a regular door, mainly used by visitors in wheelchairs.
Unlike other types of entrances, when a revolving door has the user enclosed in the exterior walls it can verify whether that person actually passed through the door.