to turn on end

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Senior Member
Croatia - Croatian

What does it mean "to turn the history on end"? Maybe to change it drastically?

Here is a context: "The invention of agriculture turned our history on end. It was less than 10 000 years ago. Agriculture was our first great revolution."
  • lesecretlipstick

    New Member
    English - Canadian
    It means to change our history immediately and dramatically. The invention of agriculture changed the world and how people lived, and has made history.
    I know that I basically said the same thing as Dimcl and bibliolept, but I hope I helped. :p
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