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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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As he turns tail to head home he gets a call to bring in computer hacker Matt Farrell (Justin Long) but when McClane turns up at the tech-head's house they are caught in a full-on gun battle because someone wants Farrell deleted.
This is the point at which the tap on the shoulder causes the Dame to turn round - whereupon the terrified intruder turns tail.
SEXY SIDE SOCCER: John tries to fend off the streaker, left, and turns tail, top, but she's still after him, above