How can we find meaning where everything turns tail upon itself?
"I thought they'd have turned tail and run by now."
All this way, merely to turn tail and run home?
"But I thought we weren't going to turn tail and run."
If he hadn't been so determined to find his brother, he'd have turned tail and run for home a long time ago.
A few yards from the door of the church he turned tail and ran.
They loved the fact that we didn't just turn tail and give up.
Next to that he's always the first person to turn tail during a dangerous situation.
"Now 100 years later we're going to turn tail and run?"
Perhaps he was going to give himself up, or turn tail!