right-about face


right-about face
right-about face а) mil. поворот кругом через правое плечо; б) крутой пово-рот, полная перемена

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • right about-face — right about face, 1. a turning in the opposite direction. 2. a turn in the opposite direction; reversal: »a right about face in policy …   Useful english dictionary

  • right about face! — Words of command, on which soldiers turn to the side specified ● face …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-about-face — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: from the imperative phrase right about face 1. : to execute a right about face 2. : to turn to the right about especially as a military maneuver II. noun : a complete reversal …   Useful english dictionary

  • right about face — 1. Mil. a. a command, given to a soldier or soldiers at attention, to turn the body about toward the right so as to face in the opposite direction. b. the act of so turning in a prescribed military manner. 2. rightabout (def. 2). 3. any complete… …   Universalium

  • right about face — 1. Mil. a. a command, given to a soldier or soldiers at attention, to turn the body about toward the right so as to face in the opposite direction. b. the act of so turning in a prescribed military manner. 2. rightabout (def. 2). 3. any complete… …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-about-face — Synonyms and related words: about face, about turn, afterthoughts, back track, back trail, backing, backing off, backing out, backing up, backup, better thoughts, change of mind, do an about face, face about, flip, flip flop, mature judgment,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • right about — noun The directly opposite quarter (in drill or dismissal; also right about face) adverb In the opposite direction intransitive verb To turn to face the opposite direction • • • Main Entry: ↑right …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-about — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: from (to the) right about! 1. : the position arrived at by turning directly about by the right or sometimes by the left so as to face in the opposite direction : the quarter directly opposite usually used with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • about face — Synonyms and related words: about turn, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, afterthoughts, alchemy, alteration, amelioration, apostasy, assimilation, assumption, back track, back trail, backing, backing off, backing out, backing up,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • right about — (also right about face) noun Military a right turn through 180° so as to face in the opposite direction …   English new terms dictionary

  • About Face (album) — About Face Studio album by David Gilmour Released 27 March 1984 Recorded 1983 – …   Wikipedia

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