turn (something) inside out

idiom

Definition of turn (something) inside out

informal
1 : to cause (a place) to become disorganized while one is trying to find something I turned the closet inside out and still couldn't find those shoes.
2 : to change (something) completely Her life was turned inside out after the accident.

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“Turn (something) inside out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20%28something%29%20inside%20out. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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