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:

  • 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 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?)

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Wall Street rejoiced at Brazil's perceived courage--the real decision being an abrupt about-face by Brazil's central bank--and the Dow jumped 219 points.


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