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upset; turn over; to tip; to pour; to go home; to the contrary; inverted; to fall; to collapse; to topple; to change; to fail; bankrupt
hang; suspend
trad. (倒懸)
simp. (倒悬)
Literally: “to be hung upside down by the feet”.

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倒懸

  1. to hang upside down
  2. (literary, figuratively) to be in dire straits; to be in a precarious position

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