turn the corner
Pass a milestone or critical point, begin to recover. For example, Experts say the economy has turned the corner and is in the midst of an upturn, or The doctor believes he's turned the corner and is on the mend. This expression alludes to passing around the corner in a race, particularly the last corner. [First half of 1800s]
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So I drove around the corner to the trailhead of the logging road that led back to the crash site.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods|James Higdon|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
Cheap as they are, they are a poorer speculation than even corner lots in a lithographic city of Nebraska or Oregon.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
He shall give his mind to turn up furrows, and his care is to give the kine fodder.