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upside down

Translation of upside down in Spanish:


  • al revés ([ con la parte de arriba abajo ]) the picture is upside down el cuadro está al revés he hung upside down estaba colgado cabeza abajo or por los pies everything is upside down these days hoy en día todo anda del revés or [colloquial/familiar] patas arriba to turn sth upside down poner* algo boca abajo, darle* la vuelta a algo, dar* vuelta algo (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [theory/world] revolucionar burglars turned the house upside down los ladrones no dejaron cosa sin revolver en la casa, los ladrones dejaron la casa patas arriba [colloquial/familiar]

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