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Today's Idiom = "Turn Over A New Leaf"






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Turn Over A New Leaf ( taking action to change one's life for the better ... )

"Turn Over A New Leaf"



When you decide to do something different to change your life for the better, you are turning over a new leaf.

Example: "This year I've joined a gym and I am exercising every day. I'm turning over a new leaf."



Turning over a new leaf is like turning over a new page ("leaf") in your life and seeing what is on the other side.

Example: "Wow. Look how polite your son has become." Reply: "Yes. We had a big talk with him, and he has really turned over a new leaf."



You turn over a new leaf when you commit to changing your life for the better.

Example: "I'm turning over a new leaf: I've decided to quit smoking. "





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