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phrases about change of mind
Spin on a dime
To change direction very quickly and efficiently
We have to be realistic about the company reorganization; 150,000 people can't spin on a dime.
Note: A dime is a small U.S. coin worth 10 cents.
Do a 180
To turn 180 degrees; to change one's mind completely
Yamaguchi-san was against hiring the new chef but did a 180 after he sampled her desserts.
Split the difference
Both parties compromise equally
We only want to pay 30 yen for the part but the supplier wants 40 yen. Why don't we split the difference and pay 35 yen?
Do an about-face
To reverse one's attitude, behavior, or point of view
Maya-san had seen Tanaka-san reverse his decisions several times so she wasn't surprised to see his latest about-face.
Note: An about-face is an abrupt 180-degree turn, a marching step.
Refuse to budge
Refuse to change or compromise
Yanagi-san has chosen the grand opening date for the boutique and she refuses to budge on it.