turn full circle


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turn full circle

To return to the original or a similar position, situation, or circumstance where one or something started. After the banking sector brought on the economic collapse through lack of federal oversight, things seem to be turning full circle as politicians are beginning to call for deregulation of the industry once again. I used to work in in various kitchens during college to support myself, but now I've turned full circle and am the head chef of my own restaurant.
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And history is about to turn full circle after Chester-le-Street District Council announced refurbishment plans as part of plans to regenerate the town centre.
Ahead of Newcastle United's UEFA Cup semi-final against Marseille, Aaron Hughes today reflected on a European campaign the defender hopes will turn full circle for him.
It will turn full circle in the future and we will be back to face-to-face interaction.
The Linnets saw their fortunes turn full circle with a welcome victory over fifth-placed visitors - just seven days after they had been trounced 5-0 at home by mid-table Gainsborough.
Hegarty said: "Both clubs are still a bit away from that kind of golden era but the structure is in place and there is an opportunity now for things to turn full circle.
Historically, Mercedes SLs have always held their value and I predict this particular wheel will turn full circle.
The wheel takes half an hour to turn full circle, with spectacular views over the Houses of Parliament, the Thames and, it is claimed, over six counties on a clear day.