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turn on a dime

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turn on a dime

verb phrase

To be able to turn around in a very short radius: That car corners very sweetly, and turns on a dime (1970s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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