- with the top or correct side facing up: turn the carton right-side up; a right-side up image.
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Examples from the Web for right-side up
They had a right-side-up boat, and it was full to its capacity.Sinking of the Titanic
I'll get her to Edgartown or wherever you want to go, right-side-up with care.The Adventure Club Afloat
Ralph Henry Barbour
He closed the door behind him, leaving Mr. Rapp still staring at the immobile, right-side-up message on the glowing screen.Something Will Turn Up
The rescuer, right-side-up, was squeezing a plastic container of liquid soap and directing the stream against the captain.Hanging by a Thread
Gordon Randall Garrett
It took a comparison to tell the difference between one of them right-side-up and another one upside-down.Highways in Hiding
George Oliver Smith
Idioms and Phrases with right-side up
With the top facing upward, as in Please keep the box holding the china right-side up, or He turned his cards right-side up. [Early 1500s]
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