come to a turning point

come to a turning point

To arrive at a point at which some event, activity, situation, condition, etc., begins to change in a dramatic way. I agreed to have a meeting with the mayor, unaware that I was coming to a major turning point in my career. The medication is clearly not having the desired effect, so we're coming to a turning point in our treatment options. Either we try something much riskier, or else we transition the patient into palliative care.
See also: come, point, to, turning
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