(lit) demi-tour m
→ Making a sharp U-turn, she headed back.
to do a U-turn (lit) faire demi-tour
→ You can't do a U-turn here.
(fig) revirement m , volte-face f inv
→ ... the government's U-turn on education.
to do a U-turn (fig) faire volte-face
→ the government has done a U-turn
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