back to front


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back to front

Backwards. You've definitely got that dress on back to front—the zipper is supposed to be in the back!
See also: back, front

ˌback to ˈfront

with the front part where the back should be: You’ve got your jumper on back to front.
See also: back, front
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Mister, if you wore your trousers back to front instead of your collar, you might not get into so much bother.
JACKSON TRIBE Prince and Paris smile for the snappers after acting class OFF THE WALL: Dad Jacko gives peace sign BEAT IT: Paris gets her hand signal back to front
And then, yesterday, I was getting ready to take the dog for her morning walk when I discovered I had made the same sartorial faux pas myself and I had my trousers on back to front.
He's got his trousers on back to front and can't get his hand in his pocket.
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Thismagnificent buildingwas not built back to front.
10 will challenge off the tee and especially on approach shots hit to a steeply sloped green that cants from back to front and is effectively guarded by a large left-side tree.
Elliott from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff realized that "the person who had described it had somehow gotten it back to front.
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