- As soon as they see us come they turn tail and run.
- But that's no reason to turn tail and run whenever Khomeini shouts Yankee, Go home!
- As soon as they saw us coming they turned tail and ran.
- Badly damaged, the enemy ship turned tail hurriedly.
- You are the third to talk to the audience. Surely you don't want to turn tail!
- Without saying a word he had turned tail.