Meaning: If circumstances change completely, giving an advantage to those who seemed to be losing, the tables are turned.
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Idioms similar to 'Turn the tables'
- At every turn
- In turn
- Turn someone's crank
- Turn the crack
- Turn-up for the books
- Turn the corner
- One good turn deserves another
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