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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “topsy-turvy”

topsy-turvy

adjective, adverb     /ˌtɒp.siˈtɜː.vi/ US  /ˌtɑːp.siˈtɝː-/ informal
(in a state of being) confused , not well organized or giving importance to unexpected things; upside down
顛三倒四的(地),亂七八糟的(地),雜亂無章的(地)
The government's topsy-turvy priorities mean that spending on education remains low .
政府顛倒應該優先安排的專案計劃,意味著教育經費依然會很低。
Confusion, confusing and feeling confused
(Definition of topsy-turvy adjectiveadverb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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