flip over someone/something

flip over

1. To overturn. Please flip over onto your stomach so I can have a look at your back. The car hit a patch of ice and flipped over on the road.
2. To cause someone or something to turn over. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "flip" and "over." I used a spatula to flip the pancake over. It looks like the wind flipped over our porch chairs last night.
3. To become very excited or upset as a result of something (stated after "over"). Mom is going to flip over your report card—I can't believe you're failing three classes! The kids will definitely flip over the toys you got them.
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flip over someone/something

in. to become very excited about someone or something; to lose control because of someone or something. The guests really flipped over the Beef Wellington!
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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