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*upside-down

Fig. in a financial state such that one owes more money on a car, truck, house, etc., than its resale value. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) When I tried to trade in the car, I found that I was upside-down and couldn't close the deal without more money. I took a loan period that was too long and was upside-down in two years.
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A total of 100 invertible 4x3's were found, of which 41 are invertibly dense, revealing 14 different words when viewed normally and upside-down.
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When the photo circulated in Iran last week, some commentators criticized Najjar for sitting beside the upside-down flag without saying anything.
A fire service spokesman said: "The woman was left suspended upside-down by her seat belt and we released her virtually unscathed through the back door of the vehicle.
Laufer explains, "There are many days when I am too exhausted to do anything physical, so hanging upside-down is the only thing I can do because it takes no effort, just an inversion sling attached to either a yoga wall or two eyebolts in a ceiling rafter.
Some complained they were feeling unwell after spending so much time upside-down.
You kind of miss all the absurdist upside-down gags in the cheesier original, too.
It was by exploiting this dichotomy that Peinado ultimately succeeded in calling attention to the interstices between absolutes such as white and black, upside-down and right-side up, and even Brooklyn and Manhattan, evoking a marginalized space in which nuance and gradation generate flux and foster possibility.
After being trapped in the canal upside-down for 15 minutes, she was rushed to a local hospital.
FRENCH'S HAS TURNED THINGS AROUND WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF ITS UPSIDE-DOWN BOTTLE.
The visuals were painted upside-down on the scroll so that, as the singer unfurled the scroll as he sung, the upside-down visuals became right side up for the congregation.
In a rehearsal studio rigged with two cables, she and the other vampires were suspended above the floor, to accustom them to their harnesses, to spinning, and to being upside-down.
The Hellmann's Squeezy range is rolling out now to stores in a new upside-down bottle and introducing a larger size.
Upside-down coaches focus on skill development too, but they also focus just as much effort on the emotional part of the process.
When light rays reflect off objects and pass through the small hole in the shade the image flips and is projected upside-down on the wall opposite the window.