the other way round

idiom

Definition of the other way round

chiefly British
1 : in the opposite position, direction, or order You put the fork on the right and the knife on the left. They should be the other way round.
2 used to say that the opposite situation is true Sometimes I cook and she does the dishes and sometimes it is the other way round.

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“The other way round.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20other%20way%20round. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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