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:

  • 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 newly svelte lady surely had in mind an about-face, not a pirouette, and was lithely (as she might say) unaware that her expanded metaphor had canceled the sense of her loss (a moroxish pun?)

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

  • Still, Caterpillar's about-face was not sharp enough for the UAW rank and file, which focused not on the 110 who would be coming back to work but on the 50 who would not.

  • The WP front-pager on this states that for five years, the U.S. Army "brushed aside" these very allegations, and the LAT's front effort calls the military's current stance an "abrupt about-face."


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