turn around and (do something)(redirected from turn round and do)
turn around and (do something)
To suddenly do something that is unexpected and often undesired. I was expecting a slap on the wrist or something for making such an inappropriate joke, but then they turned around and fired me! I was so shaken after she turned around and shouted at me during dinner.
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turn round/around and do something(informal) say or do something unexpected and unfair: He just turned round and told her that he was leaving. She couldn’t believe it.
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