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Synonyms for boomerang

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for boomerang

to produce an unexpected and undesired result


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Synonyms for boomerang

a miscalculation that recoils on its maker

return to the initial position from where it came

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So nag ano siya niyan tawag nila na Boomerang (It was my friend's birthday so they tried to make a Boomerang)," he said.
And yet, of late, there has been such a spike in the number of 'comeback kids' that the trend even has a name for such returning employees: boomerangs. Sure, we had Michael Jordan return, after a brief stint in baseball, to the NBA in 1995 (with that hilarious two-word press release - "I'm back." - that sent the sports world into a renewed tizzy) - but he represented the exception back then, not the norm.
From its warehouse/community centre in Splott, Cardiff, Boomerang's volunteers provide starter packs of mugs, kettles, toasters, plates and glasses for homeless people moving into their first accommodation, and furniture and white goods for working families in need.
Although the highlight of the announcement was the inclusion of those classic titles, Boomerang will also include shows from the '90s to the early '00s like "Courage the Cowardly Dog" and "My Gym Partner's a Monkey," according to ( Slash Gear.
The new format picker allows creators to select "Boomerang" from the Stories camera.
A special site dedicated to Boomerang is also set to launch later this year.
With the feature, Vonage customers can create a list of boomerang contacts and any contact on that list who initiates a call to the Vonage customer will automatically receive a call back.
"I did a bit of research and found a manufacturer based in Perth, Australia, so I started importing and I thought that if I could come up with an indoor boomerang, especially for the bad climate in the UK, that would be the one.
now with Jamie osborne, Boomerang Bob finally regained the winning thread when dropped to claiming company on what was just his second outing for the Lambourn handler.
Lining up off a mark of 90 here, Boomerang Bob races from his lowest ever rating and must be one for the shortlist.
Boomerang Bob (nearest) is in contention at Lingfield today
Within the month Club Boomerang will be ready to entertain in a way that has been missed within the region since the closing of the Fantasy Complex in January.
This eight-year "boomerang wave" of newly eligible potential home buyers will run from 2015 through 2022 with 551,359 becoming eligible in 2015 and the peak coming in at more than 1.3 million in 2018, the firm reported.
Today, American families include multigenerational families (three or more generations living in the same household) and boomerang families (in which a child age 21 to 35 left and later rejoined the household), among other family structures.