Example sentences for: about-face

How can you use “about-face” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Then they do a bizarre about-face and deliver a paean to the bliss of domesticity.

  • Such objections first arose in 1994, when the Clinton administration made a sudden about-face, declaring it would "delink" Chinese trade policy from human rights.

  • The front pages at USAT , the WP , and the NYT report that the Clinton administration announced Monday that it will not do an about-face on a nine-year-old policy against funding needle-exchange programs for drug users, even while acknowledging that such programs reduce the spread of AIDS without encouraging drug abuse.

  • The temporary tax cut, USAT explains, is an about-face for Prime Minister Hashimoto, who had recently staked his political reputation on reducing his country's budget deficit.

  • The commentariat cleaves the Clinton Scandals into three issues this week: 1) the mud-storm surrounding Kathleen Willey; 2) Congress' readiness to receive Kenneth Starr's report; and 3) Robert Bennett's about-face on publicizing Paula Jones' amorous life.


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