flip the script on (someone or something)

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flip the script on (someone or something)

To change or reverse something dramatically. Wow, they really flipped the script on their opponents after the intermission. The score went from 0-3 to 5-3!
See also: flip, on, script
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But they seriously flipped the script on the first single from their follow-up album with this swinging number.