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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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Going full circle The life-cycle of aluminium is the title of the new publication where Constellium presents three essentials to make infinite recycling a reality.
Things have a funny way of going full circle at Worcester City Hall.
Her seven gold medals in Eindhoven have already marked her out as a favourite for next year's IPC World Championships in Montreal and she is also focused on going full circle from her Gamesmaking experience in London by winning a Paralympic medal of her own in Rio in 2016.
Now there's a sense of things going full circle as Kate and Adam Henson test their shepherding skills in Scotland.
roosterbraq Going full circle So the BHA has buckled under pressure.
It seems to me that we are going full circle because there was a time when we had Medical Officers of Health with their own departments which included public health inspectors, health visitors and domiciliary midwives and the Medical Officer of Health produced an annual report.
Bono is excited because the band played at the old Lansdowne Road, so coming to perform at the new venue is going full circle.
Do I see the wheel going full circle - over the potholes?
I SOMETIMES wonder whether we are going full circle as far as multi-culturalism is concerned - in fact are we any better than our now much criticised Victorian forebears?
This time around the theme is "Rhythmic Heritage: Going Full Circle," and true to his word, Baba Chuck is presenting slices of the African Diaspora.
Now the fund is going full circle as Donna organises a disco night at Fenham Community Centre in Newcastle.
We are doing something which changes supermarket home shopping, going full circle back up the supply chain.
It is an odd world, though, if we end up going full circle to the proposition that the taxpayer pays the polluter.
Going full circle puts advertisers back in control (sort of)
It's more or less my cycle going full circle so I'm happy.