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English definition of “turn (sth) upside down”

turn (sth) upside down

to (cause something to) change completely and in a bad way: Another poor harvest could turn the country's economy upside down. Their lives were turned upside down when their son was arrested.Upsetting and destabilizingChangingAdapting and modifying Adapting and attuning to somethingChanging frequently
(Definition of turn (sth) upside down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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