flip the script


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flip the script

1. tv. to lie; to change one’s story. The guy flips the script depending on whose listening.
2. tv. to reverse positions in a situation; to turn the tables on someone. Now he’s the one who’s in trouble! That’s really flipping the script!
See also: flip, script
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Judging from its playful title, "Girls Against Boys" aims to flip the script on the battle of the sexes, forcing a handful of guys to atone for the sins of all men as two mad-as-hell gals go on a bloody revenge bender.
Flip the script to the Boro and the two managers have been total opposites again.
Morale to this story: Keep a positive attitude and be consciously looking for opportunities to flip the script by using communication to simultaneously accomplish multiple goals for growing your practice.
A lot of times people will flip the script and be like, I can offer you something you'd want but you have to do something that you're uncomfortable with in return.
The have taken to the accusations coming out of Dubai and tried to flip the script.
4 comes down to whether or not we go into the next four years with more of the same or we flip the script and change the game.
With a third Bush high court nominee potentially in the offing, the time could be now or never to flip the script.
Instead, women like Pepper think that Black women should flip the script about sexual agency.
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This month, we want to flip the script and say when you win, we win.
Flip the script for a moment and imagine a world where Islamic Africans colonized North America and whites are captured from "uncivilized" Europe to serve as slaves.
First let me flip the script a little bit and name a genre rather than a person.
Our attempt was to flip the script since these types of events are usually panels of speakers telling you what to think, explains Jess Myers, director of The Womens Center.
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