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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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But how things turn full circle. Earlier this year we reported that the region's exclusive hold on the flat cap could soon be a thing of the past.
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.
Mercedes-Benz is hoping that its four by four wheel of fortune will turn full circle with the introduction of an all-new seven seat SUV.
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THE wheel will turn full circle for WBO super-middleweight champion Joe Calzaghe when he defends his title for the 11th time in the glorious surroundings of Cardiff Castle on August 17.
So the Antarctic wheel could turn full circle. As Hemmings explains it, the primary motivation for countries wanting to fish in the Southern Ocean is "because of the mess they've made of it elsewhere, because of declines and collapses in what might be called more traditional fish stocks in the northern hemisphere."
BILLED as the world's smallest four-seater car, Toyota's IQ measures just under 3m in length and can almost turn full circle on a sixpence.