topsyturvy


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topsyturv(e)y

(topsiˈtəːvi) adjective, adverb
upside down; in confusion. Every thing was turned topsyturvy.
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CERTIFICATE: PG (105 mins) 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 selfpromotion, Phineas Taylor Barnum.
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.
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.
The striker endured a topsyturvy season at Leicester, kicking on under former England coach Craig Shakespeare to end the season with 16 goals in all competitions.
Skipper Zaheer Khan has been rather optimistic about the team's chance in the play- offs despite a topsyturvy campaign.
This match screams goals in a possible topsyturvy encounter.
Murray was furious with himself and what followed was the type of topsyturvy game that has almost become the norm when Murray is in action.
It was not quite like that in his topsyturvy quarter-final against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Wednesday, but crucially he did not allow himself to become too negative and shouted to his box early in the fifth set: "No way I'm losing this match.
What comes next is a topsyturvy tale of furniture forests (including booby traps), a mouldy mug mountain and a search for the truth, whatever the cost.
After back-to-back victories, the Wingmakers slipped to fifth spot following their 3-0 loss at Bangor City, such is the topsyturvy nature of the league.
A topsyturvy game saw Nunthorpe go in front twice, but Boosbeck fought back and the game turned when visiting manager Naylor left the field and the hosts scored twice more to lead at the interval.