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    Sachin turned the tables on Pakistan Passive

    "To turn the tables on" is an idiom and my querry is that the passsive voice of the following sentence would be proper and would carry the same meaning or not.

    India had almost lost that crucial match but Sachin turned the tables on Pakistan.

    India had almost lost that crucial match but tables were turned by Sachin on Pakistan.
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    Last edited by PENDSE; 08-Sep-2010 at 16:55. Reason: Incomplete querry now completed.

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    Re: Sachin turned the tables on Pakistan Passive

    Quote Originally Posted by PENDSE View Post
    "To turn the tables on" is an idiom and my querry is that the passsive voice of the following sentence would be proper and would carry the same meaning or not.

    India had almost lost that crucial match but Sachin turned the tables on Pakistan.

    India had almost lost that crucial match but tables were turned by Sachin on Pakistan.
    ANAND PENDSE
    India had almost lost that crucial match but the tables were turned on Pakistan by Sachin.

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    Re: Sachin turned the tables on Pakistan Passive

    Please let me know what does the idiom mean?

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    Re: Sachin turned the tables on Pakistan Passive

    Quote Originally Posted by e2e4 View Post
    Please let me know what does the idiom mean?
    turn the tables (on somebody/something) to change a situation so that someone's position is the opposite of what it was She turned the tables by playing a better game and recently has won most of her matches.
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