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upside down

Submitted by Marica Nicolska on Mon, 12/11/2018 - 16:22

Idiomatic translations of "upside down"

Arabic
رأساً على عقب
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Bulgarian
С краката нагоре
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Bulgarian
С главата надолу
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Dutch
onderste boven halen
English
To turn something on its head
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Estonian
elu pahupidi pöörata
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French
Mettre sans dessus-dessous
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Gaelic (Irish Gaelic)
bunoscionn
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Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic)
beul fo bhonn
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Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic)
bun os cionn
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Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic)
cùl air thòin
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German
Auf den Kopf stellen
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Greek
(γυρνάω/κάνω) άνω κάτω
Italian
(mettere) sottosopra
Polish
Do góry nogami...
Russian
Вверх тормашками
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Russian
Перевернуть с ног на голову
Russian
Перевернуть вверх дном
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Serbian
Окренути се тумбе
Spanish
(poner) boca abajo
Turkish
altini ustune getirmek
Ukrainian
Перевернути догори дригом
Ukrainian
догори ногами
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Meanings of "upside down"

English

Lit. to invert someone or something,
Fig. to upset someone or something; to thoroughly confuse someone or something.

Explained by Guest on Sat, 29/07/2017 - 23:56
Explained by Guest

Often used with the verb "turn". Turn it upside down, as in Gloria Estefan's Turn The Beat Around.

To make pineapple upside down cake, you put pineapple slices at the bottom of the pan, pour batter over them, then cook. When done, you turn the pan upside down onto a plate. That way the pineapple slices are on top when you serve.

- BreezyDay 1 month ago
English

unusual stand of things or thoughts

Explained by Marica Nicolska on Mon, 12/11/2018 - 16:22
Explained by Marica Nicolska
English

Opposite of "Right side up"

Explained by Phil Ambro on Mon, 10/12/2018 - 06:03
Explained by Phil Ambro