Flip-flop (動詞, 名詞)

= (To make) a sudden or unexpected reversal, as of direction, belief, attitude, or policy (方向,信仰,態度,立場, 處境或政策上)突然的或意外的逆轉

=  a decision to reverse an earlier decision - 改變了先前的決定, 做了與先前決定相反的決定

= reversing to the opposite - 出爾反爾


For example:

The president flip-flops on his health care policy.




He keeps flip-flopping on the decision to hire.

His health care policy is a flip-flop.

He has agreed to allow same sex marriage, but he flip-flopped his decision at the last minutes.
=> meaning that: He is now not allowing same sex marriage.



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