turn the tide

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turn the tide

  1. (idiomatic) To make a change, or reversal of general opinion.
    • 2008 March 21, Owen Bowcott, "The man who captured the human cost of conflict", The Guardian:
      Images captured by the photojournalist Philip Jones Griffiths in Vietnam helped turn the tide of public opinion against the war.

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