Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

turnaround

turnaround
Meaning(s)
1) a sudden and positive change
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    • complete a remarkable turnaround
  • Analysis
     The noun 'turnaround' means a quick or sudden change usually for the better. "We had a great turnaround in fortune after winning the money." "The new CEO initiated a great turnaround for the company." 
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. His recent charity work is what led to the turnaround in my opinion of him. It shows that he does have a heart after all.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The new manager oversaw a remarkable turnaround in the team's fortunes. They went from the bottom of the league to the top in just three months!
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2) time needed to complete a business process
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    • turnaround time
  • Analysis
     A 'turnaround' also refers to the amount of time needed to process something or to complete a task. "Can you give me time on the turnaround for that order?"
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The new manager oversaw a remarkable turnaround in the team's fortunes. They went from the bottom of the league to the top in just three months!
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