Talk:do a 180

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180 has "do a 180" in an example sentence, and a usage note saying it's used with do. Actually, you can hang, make, or flip a 180 as well, and you can say things like "it was a complete 180 from". There doesn't seem to be anything idiomatic about having do in this phrase. Chuck Entz (talk) 03:37, 27 October 2012 (UTC)
Delete. DAVilla 11:26, 27 October 2012 (UTC)
Strong delete. Mglovesfun (talk) 09:26, 28 October 2012 (UTC)
Delete. But the sense of 180 should be expanded, or another definition added. My understanding of 180 is when a car does a screeching U-turn. --Dmol (talk) 09:57, 28 October 2012 (UTC)
It's any sort of half-turn really, widely used in juggling (180, 360, 720, 1080 and less common is 1440 just because so few people in the world can do them). Mglovesfun (talk) 10:15, 28 October 2012 (UTC)
Delete Nothing idiomatic about the use with do. DCDuring TALK 13:51, 28 October 2012 (UTC)
Delete. - -sche (discuss) 00:36, 31 October 2012 (UTC)
Redirect to 180.​—msh210 (talk) 06:53, 9 November 2012 (UTC)
  • Deleted. (But if someone wants to redirect it to [[180]], be my guest.) —RuakhTALK 04:55, 2 February 2013 (UTC)