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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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Over the course of the documentary, Ronson's opinion on euthanasia turns full circle.
Enjoy them while you can, because they will eventually be history ( until the wheel of automotive fashion turns full circle again and a completely new generation of designers claim they have invented them for the first time in the year 2020.
Casablanca has stood the test of time, yet contains none of the aforementioned; yes, two people are shot, the resistance fighter at the beginning and the German Major at the end - thus endorsing life's greatest truth: the wheel always turns full circle, we all get what's coming to us - indeed that shooting generates one of the great quotes: 'Round up the usual suspects.
IT'S funny how, given time, the wheel turns full circle.
Such thinking turns full circle and trivializes God.