right-side up

[ rahyt-sahyd ]
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adverb, adjective
  1. with the top or correct side facing up: turn the carton right-side up;a right-side up image.

Origin of right-side up

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First recorded in 1810–20

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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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