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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    do a 180/one-eighty to completely change your mind about something; to embark on a course of action that is the opposite of your previous one

    We did a 180 and decided to outsource the childcare while my wife works 3 days a week.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/03/2017
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    do a 180/one-eighty to turn through 180 degrees

    The people standing at the entrance did a 180 to watch me walking towards them.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/03/2017


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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