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1The less important side of a pop single record; the B-side.
- ‘This is the flip side of the band's debut, when clubs become crowded with gangsters instead of the young and beautiful.’
- ‘They achieve this by putting the full screen version on the flip side of the disc.’
- ‘She wondered if maybe she accidentally received the flip side image!’
- ‘‘Heavy Lifting’ over on the flip side is as contrasting as you could ever wish it to be.’
- ‘A full-screen pan-and-scan version is also provided on the flip side of the disc.’
- ‘Also included on the flip side of the disc is a vastly inferior full screen version.’
- ‘On the flip side of the disc there is a pan and scan version of the film that is to be avoided at all costs.’
- ‘The sequels also feature full-frame presentations on the flip sides of the discs, though they are not recommended.’
- ‘In stark comparison the flip side is the positively upbeat-ish ‘Barcelona’.’
- ‘As always my favourite is found grazing idly on the flip side.’
- 1.1Another aspect or version of something, especially its reverse or its unwanted concomitant.‘virtues are the flip side of vices’
other side, reverse side, back, rear, underside, wrong side, b-side, versodownside, drawbacks, disadvantages, pitfallsView synonyms
- ‘The study sheds light on the flip side of memory research, which often focuses on how to improve recall.’
- ‘And anyway isn't all that an indivisible flip side of other more positive aspects of masculinity?’
- ‘Continuing to treat a patient long after it is clear the chosen treatment is not working can be seen as the flip side to abandonment.’
- ‘This is a most welcome development but the flip side to this is that diggers arrived back into the village to dig up some more roads and lay new kerbs.’
- ‘On the flip side, an understanding of the inherent risks involved has been fairly limited.’
- ‘The flip side is that if your teen does get a ticket in the first six months, driving privileges are forfeited for the next six months.’
- ‘On the flip side, reporters usually understand we also have a job to do.’
- ‘On the flip side, then, positive reinforcement works well on many pets.’
- ‘The flip side of Bob's obsession was a feeling of fury that overcame him when he hit a shot that didn't meet his expectations.’
- ‘On the flip side, The Byrds recorded a lot of songs over a very short amount of time.’
- ‘The flip side is that the Bulldogs can play with just about anyone.’
- ‘We soon realized, however, that cleanliness and dirtiness are flip sides of the same coin.’
- ‘The flip side, fashion wise, was the punk rock scene.’
- ‘The two impulses are the flip sides of the same coin.’
- ‘On the flip side, some corporations set professional wages based on national versus regional averages.’
- ‘That brings us to the flip side of what we're seeing these days.’
- ‘Indeed his flaw is really the flip side of his virtue.’
- ‘On the flip side, indie developers do get recognition from the online gaming community if their title is good.’
- ‘City Self / Country Self pairs the flip sides of a split personality, or perhaps separated-at-birth twins, in a hybrid of physical comedy and psychosocial drama.’
flip side/ˈflip ˌsīd/
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