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Meaning of “turn sth on its head” in the English Dictionary

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turn sth on its head

to ​cause something to be the ​opposite of what it was before: These new ​findings turn the ​acceptedtheories on ​theirhead.
(Definition of turn sth on its head from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “turn sth on its head”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使走向对立面, 颠倒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使走向對立面, 顛倒…
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