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 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.

  • 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.

  • If an about-face on the question of a ground war becomes necessary, the phrase "no intention" will be only one of Clinton's escape clauses.

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

  • Now, given that the Times ran hard and often with the congressional report and the line it took, does this piece represent some sort of about-face?


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