Idiom Thaatha

The Worm Turns – Idiom Thaatha

The worm turns

The meaning of the idiom the worm turns is to denote a calm and composed person with a timid personality turning rebellious and assertive, usually to establish his/her rights.

Examples

1. The worm turned – when women around the globe voiced their opinions against their slavery for the first time.

2. It seems the worm has turned – the bully faced stiff verbal opposition from the usually timid teenager.

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