How did you turn the tide around?

During the Phoenix Suns/LA Clippers NBA playoff game, TNT Sideline reporter Chris Haynes asked Phoenix coach Monte Williams before the start of the 4th quarter how they “turned the tide around” when they were down 13 to go up 10. This is a congruent conflation of “turn the tide” and “turn around”, both meaning to change or reverse something dramatically. A big thanks to Bruce Ryan for catching this very subtle malaphor and sending it in!


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