turn of the tide


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turn of the tide

[′tərn əvthə ′tīd]
(oceanography)
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At the turn of the tide, something goes on in the unknown deeps below, which sets the whole face of the quicksand shivering and trembling in a manner most remarkable to see, and which has given to it, among the people in our parts, the name of the Shivering Sand.
I've been working dead hard on my snooker and getting nothing for it but it's the turn of a new year so maybe it's the turn of the tide.
The begining of the match was troubled with weed but on the turn of the tide it disappeared.
Eric Pearson landed a 14lb salmon from the same beat, with their sport coinciding with the turn of the tide after low water.
TO celebrate the launch of new novel Turn of the Tide by author Margaret Skea, who lives in the Scottish Borders, we're giving Culture Club members the chance to claim the e-book (rrp PS6.