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upend

  

      vt  
  [+glass, box]  
renverser  
→ The car stood upended in the grass.        
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upwind, U-bend, upon, under

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vt.
(=upset) bouleverser ; chambouler
[Fig.] Self-driving container ships could upend shipping industry.
vt.
(=turn upside down) 1. (+glass, box) renverser ; retourner 2. (+person) mettre la tête en bas
The car stood upended in the grass.
vt.
(=set upright) mettre debout
They had to upend the couch to get it through the door.
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"upend": examples and translations in context
I can't upend over 200 years of legal doctrine just to help you out with one of your clients. Je ne peux pas renverser plus de 200 ans de doctrine juridique juste pour t'aider avec un client.
We're supposed to upend the marketplace on principle alone? On va renverser le marché par pur principe ?
India's Communists had tried to topple the Congress-led government last year in an attempt to scuttle the nuclear deal brokered by the United States, and had vowed to upend it. Les communistes indiens avaient tenté de renverser le gouvernement mené par le Congrès l'année dernière pour saboter l'accord nucléaire négocié par les Etats-Unis, et s'étaient engagés à le retourner.
Imagine if all of the followers of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders had decided not to upend the political status quo and blow apart the frame of the previously possible in American politics. Imaginez si tous ceux qui suivent Donald Trump et Bernie Sanders avaient décidé de ne pas renverser le statu quo politique et d'anéantir le cadre de ce qui était auparavant possible en politique américaine.
and selectively drivable to upend the containers et en mesure d'être entraîné de manière sélective pour redresser les récipients
And there, upend that stool. Et là, retournez ce tabouret.
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