the tide turns

the tide turns

Things begin to change (in favor of someone or something). For years now, it's felt like the working class has been the hostage of the rich elite, but the tide finally seems to be turning. The tide turned, though, when the team's star defensive tackle recovered a fumble and ran it back for a touchdown.
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the tide ˈturns

things change, especially for the better: For a long time there has been little political freedom, but slowly the tide is turning.
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AS performance continued to be positive at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), a top research and investment analyst have mentioned three banks to be wary of when the tide turns and stocks start heading south.
The tide turns the pump and creates high pressure water which is pumped up a hill to a reservoir and then high pressure water comes back down the hill and drives turbines.
Having some cash ready to deploy not only reduces domestic exposure, it also allows for a quick reallocation when the tide turns.
In his book, Jammu and Kashmir - The Tide Turns, the author, Jaibans Singh, while highlighting these contradictions, also seeks to send out a message of hope for a better future for a badly bruised and traumatized yet encouragingly resilient people in the new millennium.
AS the Tory/Lib Dem loonies continue to tear themselves apart over Europe, Ed Miliband and his Labour Party grandees continue to act like King Canute as the tide turns.
Let's hope the tide turns - and that this boat can make a spectacular return home.
Most financial institutions pull back on marketing efforts during a recession, but those who continue to invest in their brands tend to come out ahead when the tide turns," said Jeff Stephens, CEO of Creative Brand Communications.
When the tide turns you want to be positioned with the bigger boat to ride the wave.
In some respects, they would be similar to railway crossings, bringing down the barriers until the tide turns when the barriers would automatically rise.
According to current projections, an estimated 10-40 % of South Africa's workforce will become infected unless the tide turns, attendees of the workshop heard.
JUST when we seem to be sinking under the weight of youthculture, suddenly the tide turns.
Twilight at Little Round Top, July 2, 1863; the tide turns at Gettysburg.
They'll tell you 'Oh, wonderful, darling, you're gorgeous' and then the tide turns.
If the tide turns away from the Coliseum, few doubt the Anschutz group would renew its efforts to erect a downtown stadium.
When an industry falls our of favor with investors, most compensation committees want to encourage the CEO to take the right steps that will position the company for investor success when the tide turns.