upside down


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Synonyms for upside down

wrong side up

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  • wrong side up
  • bottom up
  • on its head

inverted

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confused

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turn something upside down

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References in classic literature ?
But the creatures led their captives away from the rocks and the road, down the hill by a side path until they came before a low mountain of rock that looked like a huge bowl turned upside down.
Alec meanwhile had apparently taken Aunt Plenty at her word, and was turning the house upside down.
In both cases the conditions of agriculture are firmly established; but among us now, when everything has been turned upside down and is only just taking shape, the question what form these conditions will take is the one question of importance in Russia," thought Levin.
Presently she would go and do things among the beehives; and after that, if that brought no solace, she would go in and turn the house upside down and get dusty and tired.
We fixed it, not exactly upside down - more sideways like - and we tied it up to the mast with the painter, which we cut off for the purpose.
X always spoke English to Germans, but his plan was to turn the sentence wrong end first and upside down, according to German construction, and sprinkle in a German word without any essential meaning to it, here and there, by way of flavor.
You're a pretty colour, certainly; why, your liver, man, is upside down.
The high partitions, leaning forward on their base, grew into a vaulted roof bearing the shape of an immense funnel turned upside down, the height being about five or six hundred yards.
They nurse pussy upside down, and they show their affection for the dog by pulling his tail.
If you peer over the edge you can see the trees all growing upside down, and they say that at night there are also drowned stars in it.
He took off his hat and held it upside down, shaking it briskly.
Nikita having meanwhile finished his fifth tumbler of tea laid it on its side instead of turning it upside down, hoping to be offered a sixth glass.
If the map were turned upside down, showing the moon as we see her, the east would be to the left, and the west to the right, contrary to that which exists on terrestrial maps.
In response, slowly, with utmost deliberation, as if the destiny of empires rested on the certitude of her act, she turned the saucer of coffee upside down on the table.
There were despatch boxes turned upside down, a sea of parchment and foolscap.