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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UPSIDE DOWN

The Upside Down boys have a plot on foot to spoil the dinner.

I want something that would upset it all and turn it upside down.

In the initial stages of building, the hull was upside down.

Whenever he emptied a bottle, he would turn it upside down and shake it.

When the jelly and the birds are cold, see that no gravy hangs to the birds, and then lay them upside down in the jelly.

Then I found I was reading it upside down and that I was only normal.

After they are thoroughly dry place them upside down on a bench.

He saw the window, and walked across the ceiling to it upside down.

She undressed Glorianna, but she got her nightgown on upside down.

Chiquito's cage hung in the porch, and Chiquito was hanging in it upside down.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., earlier upsadoun (late 14c.), up so down (c.1300); the so perhaps meaning "as if."

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