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upside down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishupside downˌupside ˈdown1 ●●○ adverb  1 WRONG/INCORRECTwith the top at the bottom and the bottom at the top To get the plant out of the pot, turn it upside down and give it a gentle knock.2 turn something upside down
Examples from the Corpus
upside downYou're holding the book upside down.At this gesture, the three Ntibians came over, seized his legs and held him upside down.Does it matter if we plant the seeds upside down?Had early explorers come from the southern hemisphere, would our maps appear upside down?In the next instant, he flipped and dropped down the passage upside down.In desperation I held him upside down by his ankles and shook him.Jack kept his arm at his side, pistol down, watching the cat squeal and squirm upside down on the fork.I saw crates of equipment piled upside down, or rusting from neglect.
upside downˌupside ˈdown2 adjective  in a position with the top at the bottom and the bottom at the top an upside down U shape
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