topsyturvy


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topsyturv(e)y

(topsiˈtəːvi) adjective, adverb
upside down; in confusion. Every thing was turned topsyturvy.
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"Nothing goes smoothly - it's a topsyturvy adventure," said the midfielder.
"We've been very fortunate in the last couple of seasons to be in this position but every time is different and this race was the most exciting, open, topsyturvy kind of race that we've ever been involved in.
However, Chelsea recovered to finish third and have the chance to end a topsyturvy campaign with some silverware in Wednesday's Europa League final against Arsenal.
We have just had a bit of a topsyturvy season and the horses were not right earlier on.
So what has the mood been like behind the scenes during a topsyturvy run that has seen United win five of their past nine games?
It seems things are a bit topsyturvy here, as you would expect an improvement over six decades and not a seeming downturn.
Two teams at the opposite ends of the table, separated by a gargantuan 62-point gap, proved that the Championship inhabits a topsyturvy world.
The Cottagers enjoyed a huge slice of luck at the end of a topsyturvy first half after going 1-0 down to Joel Asoro's long range strike.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN 15 ROLL up and rock out for director Michael Gracey's hyperkinetic, footstomping musical based on the topsyturvy life of circus impresario Phineas Taylor Barnum.
ROLL up and rock out for director Michael Gracey's hyperkinetic, foot-stomping musical based on the topsyturvy life of circus impresario and master of shameless self-promotion, Phineas Taylor Barnum.
There's keys to find and a Funbox to unlock but Santa's Marvellous Machine is malfunctioning causing mechanical mayhem and topsyturvy toys, so its up to the Funbox gang to save the day!
The Slovakia midfielder, who scored the first of his 116 goals for Napoli in August 2007, fired what proved to be the winner in a topsyturvy 3-2 triumph over Europa Leaguechasing Sampdoria.