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Turn

In the equities market, a reversal; unwind.

Reversal

A change in a security's price trend.
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The vicious fight ended when one of the 12ins-long owls turned tail and fled.
Indeed, in 1355 when the Black Prince, son of Edward III, swept through France during the Hundred Years War, he took one look and turned tail.
Instead of leaving via the conventional method she turned tail and clambered up the grass bank causing great consternation to the baying pack.
The French thought that Collingwood had sighted a large British fleet over the horizon and turned tail and fled back to harbour.
If this was me, having seen nothing on that first scan I would have turned tail and headed home.
But after mother-of-one Tina confronted the man on a busy London street he turned tail and ran back to his car.
A pet dog which turned tail and went missing after travelling half way around the world to the North-East was re-united with her delighted owner yesterday.
The motive was the feud and the stage had been reached when there was an armed confrontation and when Fields and the other man turned tail and ran there were three shots from Shacklady's gun and one ricocheted and struck him in the head from behind.
So I turned tail and headed back to my hotel, returning half the man I had set out.
As he pointed the rifle at one's head, they both turned tail and ran from the store empty-handed.
Five-year-old Katie, picked from an RSPCA home just four days previously, turned tail at 8am on Tuesday as her new owner tried to help the neighbour tackle the thief in Priory Street, Stockingford.
And instead of taking all of the inquiries - inquiries he has necessitated - instead of taking it on the chin like a man, Chuckie pitched a hissy fit, right there in front of the committee and God and the cameras - and then he turned tail and scampered off.