right-side up

right-side up

[rahyt-sahyd]
adverb, adjective
with the top or correct side facing up: turn the carton right-side up; a right-side up image.
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right-side up

With the top facing upward, as in Please keep the box holding the china right-side up, or He turned his cards right-side up. [Early 1500s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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