Examples of upend in a Sentence
He upended the bicycle to fix its flat tire.
I upended the bucket to use as a stool.
The security inspector upended my bag and dumped everything out.
A giant wave upended the surfers.
The midfielder was upended before he got the ball.
Recent Examples of upend from the Web
The Justice Department recently sided with the Republican states in arguing that the provisions protecting people with existing medical conditions are unconstitutional, which would upend the market entirely.
To register voters, encourage the youth vote and upend the mid-term elections.
The deal makes clear that the Seattle company, which has upended retail category after retail category, is now targeting an industry with 60,000 pharmacy locations across the United States.
Thanks to a good Huntsville team, Deer Park got its first taste of a now-or-never atmosphere Saturday when Huntsville upended Deer Park 5-4 at the Ruth Minchen Athletic Complex.
And increasingly, they’ve been targeted by the Trump administration with systematic terrorization tactics, upending their lives, safety and families.
Don't be surprised to have your expectations upended about the world of Westeros, and beyond.
Once more, cataclysmic events upended how humans viewed history.
After years of fighting in court, talks began earlier this year to pursue a settlement that would sidestep an ending in which the Idaho Supreme Court would be forced to potentially upend how the state allocates its water.
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get the better of, knock for a loop;
UPEND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of upend for English Language Learners
: to cause (something) to be upside down : to turn (something) over
: to cause (someone) to fall down or be turned over
UPEND Defined for Kids
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