flip around

flip around

To turn around. The little boy was mesmerized by the bee walking along the ledge—that is, until it flipped around and flew at him.
See also: around, flip

flip around

to turn end for end, all the way around, quickly. The alligator flipped around and hissed at us. The kitten flipped around and pounced on my hand.
See also: around, flip
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The ConceptD 9 Pro sits comfortably as the most premium Pro series Notebook and comes along with Acer's CNC-machined Ezel Aero Hinge which allows the display to flip around, extend and recline as per the user's personal or collaborative needs.
John Woods, who set up Flip around 40 years ago, died on June 8 following an illness.
In an interview with (https://www.tvguide.com/news/a-million-little-things-season-1-finale-preview/) TV Guide , he revealed that fans will see things flip around in unexpected ways throughout the final episode.
He asserts that, while their films may seem to be wildly different, "nothing in the brothers' vise-tight, magisterially engineered movies could be happening by accident." And so, from 1987's Raising Arizona to 1996's Fargo to 2013's Inside Llewyn Davis, et al., Nayman sets out to identify "some Grand Unified Theory of Coen-ness." Readers can follow along on this quest, or they can flip around and dive into specific movies, read interviews with Coen collaborators or page through the photos and illustrations.
"The story is always going to flip around. It always has done that throughout my life, so I know it will.
Have a competition with your pals to see who can flip around and catch the highest percentage of goals scored on the night live.
Summary: Life has a randomness to it not unlike numbers, and on your day, everything might just very well flip around
The screen now swivels out to the side and can flip around 180 degrees, making it easy to point in all sorts of directions, and ensuring that it won't get blocked by a tripod.
The display can be "flipped" vertically or horizontally to accommodate presentations, and the wheels make it easier to move the Flip around when needed.
"The learning curve this season was remembering that I had to flip around and be the other character, so don't lock down something you can't change later,'' he said.
"If a car hits the pipes it would flip around like a piece of paper."
Barack Obama was barely in the White House for nine months, and - to flip around Joe Biden's campaign-trail construct - Osama bin Laden was alive and the auto industry was dead.
In fact, if the object has too much weight in the rear, it may actually flip around and fly backwards.
As the kiddies fled to safety, Paul hung on for dear life, pulling hard while the shark tried repeatedly to flip around and bite him.
However, the whole thing could flip around again if we beat Milan and Barcelona come here and take something off Ajax.