spin on (one's) heels

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spin on (one's) heels

To suddenly leave or depart. After walking in on an obviously private conversation, I spun on my heel and stepped right back out of the room. Several high-profile sponsors are spinning on their heels following the athlete's controversial statements.
See also: heel, on, spin
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Now Tony has become an internet sensation as he spins on his heels, drops to his knees and points with his white-gloved hands.