To try a different method to deal with the same problem
I’ve written twice and received no reply, so I might change tack and call her.
It means altering one’s approach or strategy, especially in a discussion or negotiation.
In het Nederlands
“Het geweer van schouder veranderen”
“het roer omgooien”
“een andere koers varen”
In this context, it can be used to convey the idea of changing one’s strategy or approach.
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8 jan 2024
“I’ve been on antidepressants for 22 years.”
Nick Ferrari hears from Nicki Arch, one of the former post office managers wrongly accused of fraud during the Horizon scandal. Caller Raj, whose parents owned a post office and paid off the error notices to avoid legal action.
The scandal has received renewed attention following the release of ITV drama Mr Bates vs the Post Office.
The Post Office introduced Fujitsu’s Horizon IT system as part of a modernisation effort in 1999 – but its glitches led to cash appearing to go missing, which was blamed on subpostmasters who ran branches.
Hundreds of innocent subpostmasters were wrongly accused of theft, fraud and false accounting between 1999 and 2015. It’s widely considered the greatest miscarriage of justice in modern British history.