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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
    hoy en día todo anda patas arriba [colloquial]
    to turn something upside down
    poner algo boca abajo
    darle la vuelta a algo
    dar vuelta algo (Southern Cone)
    burglars turned the house upside down
    los ladrones no dejaron cosa sin revolver en la casa
    los ladrones dejaron la casa patas arriba [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The counters were sparkling, the chairs were all upside-down on the tables, and the floor was swept.
    • As she remains suspended in the upside-down position, he stations himself beneath her.
    • Position the sink upside-down on the newly laminated counter top or the plywood base.
    Example sentences
    • Not for the first time, I reflect on the topsy-turvy, upside-down parallel universe of India.
    • It was a total disaster and turned upside down the conventional view of Victorian sexuality.
    • The basis of the past policy behind economic diplomacy is now turned upside down.
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