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 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."

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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