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    turn ... on its head

    Hi everybody!
    What does the following sentence mean?
    *The new players turned the old guard of tennis on its head*
    Thanks in advance for your help.
    S

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    Re: turn ... on its head

    Quote Originally Posted by sonyet View Post
    Hi everybody!
    What does the following sentence mean?
    *The new players turned the old guard of tennis on its head*
    Thanks in advance for your help.
    S
    It basically means to change something completely (literally to turn it upside down). In this context, the new players have completely changed how tennis is played.

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