the wheel has come full circle

the wheel has come full circle

The situation or circumstance has returned to its original or a similar state. After the banking sector brought on the economic collapse through lack of federal oversight, the wheel seems to have come full circle as politicians are beginning to call for deregulation of the industry once again.
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the ˌwheel has come/turned full ˈcircle

(saying) something that changed greatly has now returned to its original state or position: How long does it take for the wheel of fashion to come full circle?
See also: circle, come, full, turn, wheel