go full circle

go full circle

To return to the original position, situation, or attitude where things began, especially after a long or circuitous series of changes. After dreaming of a career in politics as a young child, and then spending her college years as a staunch dissident of the government, Carrie has gone full circle and now serves as her state's representative in Congress. At the novel's end, the character's journey goes full circle to the childhood home where everything started to go wrong.
See also: circle, full
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MEMBERS of boybands tend to go full circle - Robbie Williams is an example of that.
Work on the training ground was always tough though and during my career I saw pre-season tours go full circle to the way they were when I started.
The carbon model component will assist the jurisdictional stakeholders to go full circle with REDD+, by: developing a REDD+ mitigation strategy following feasibility studies for conservation concessions, improved forest management and reduced impact logging, reduction of unsustainable shifting cultivation and improved grazing management; developing a benefit sharing and distribution scheme for compensation; providing technical support to the development of a jurisdictional programme in Mai Ndombe district / province; lessons learned to feed into to the national / international REDD+ strategies.
Derek Walker, chief executive of Wales Co-operative Centre, said: "The aim of Go Full Circle is to promote the benefits of social enterprises in Wales.
This week the Wales Co-operative Centre launched a campaign called Go Full Circle to encourage people to support social enterprises.
Then the Government might be prompted to go full circle to ween us off Mother's Ruin and re-instate the Beer Act of 1830 that abolished all duty on beer and allowed any ratepayer to buy a licence for two guineas to sell beer or cider.
His career will go full circle on Saturday when he returns to face Rangers but admits he is surprised he is still with the Ayrshire outfit.
Wed like to go full circle and do an intervention - to clean up some of the problems in the mouth and then see if the inflammatory markers go down, he added.
Having done several books that treat the pictures in a more precious way gave me the freedom to go full circle in the new book, to pursue a certain flow that's similar to that in the first one.
One day we may go full circle but until that day comes, I'm shutting myself away for the next six weeks.
THE wheel will go full circle for Connacht centre Dave McSharry this weekend when they travel to play Leinster at the RDS on Saturday.
She said: "I have seen teaching methods go full circle.
It's said that all fashions eventually go full circle and in this case it is certainly true.