to turn over a new leaf

to turn over a new leaf
начать новую жизнь/начать всё заново

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  • turn over a new leaf — {v. phr.} To start afresh; to have a new beginning. * / Don t be sad, Jane, Sue said. A divorce is not the end of the world. Just turn over a new leaf and you will soon be happy again. / Compare: CLEAN SLATE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn over a new leaf — {v. phr.} To start afresh; to have a new beginning. * / Don t be sad, Jane, Sue said. A divorce is not the end of the world. Just turn over a new leaf and you will soon be happy again. / Compare: CLEAN SLATE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn over a new leaf — ► turn over a new leaf start to act or behave in a better way. Main Entry: ↑leaf …   English terms dictionary

  • turn over a new leaf — REFORM, improve, mend one s ways, make a fresh start, change for the better; informal go straight. → leaf * * * phrasal : to make a radical change especially for the better in one s way of living or doing turned over a new leaf at forty and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn over a new leaf — make a fresh start I m going to turn over a new leaf and begin to practice the piano every day. Digest 20/2002 to change one s bad ways and begin to lead a better life The man promised the judge that he was finished with his life of crime and… …   Idioms and examples

  • turn over a new leaf —    If a person turns over a new leaf, they decide to change their behaviour and lead a better life.     When Ted left prison, he was determined to turn over a new leaf …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • turn\ over\ a\ new\ leaf — v. phr. To start afresh; to have a new beginning. Don t be sad, Jane, Sue said. A divorce is not the end of the world. Just turn over a new leaf and you will soon be happy again. Compare: clean slate …   Словарь американских идиом

  • turn over a new leaf — verb To engage in self improvement; to begin a good habit or shed a bad habit. Every year he resolves to turn over a new leaf and start exercising …   Wiktionary

  • turn over a new leaf — how many released prisoners actually turn over a new leaf? Syn: reform, improve, mend one s ways, make a fresh start, change for the better; informal go straight …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • To turn over a new leaf — Turn Turn (t[^u]rn), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Turned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Turning}.] [OE. turnen, tournen, OF. tourner, torner, turner, F. tourner, LL. tornare, fr. L. tornare to turn in a lathe, to rounds off, fr. tornus a lathe, Gr. ? a turner s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To turn over a new leaf — Leaf Leaf (l[=e]f), n.; pl. {Leaves} (l[=e]vz). [OE. leef, lef, leaf, AS. le[ a]f; akin to S. l[=o]f, OFries. laf, D. loof foliage, G. laub, OHG. loub leaf, foliage, Icel. lauf, Sw. l[ o]f, Dan. l[ o]v, Goth. laufs; cf. Lith. lapas. Cf. {Lodge}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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