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Definition with the order reversed
  • Did the chicken come before the egg or vice versa?
  • What I hate to-day I adore to-morrow, and vice versa.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  Twenty Years After
  • she hates him and vice versa
  • He could not open the door without first closing the closet door, and vice versa.
    London, Jack  --  Martin Eden
  • All-stars had to guard losers like me, and vice versa.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • vice versa = with the order reversed
  • That being said .... we are not in the habit in this country of allowing the government to define what a church is, or vice versa.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I held off out of respect and also, I must admit, out of pride, because he should have sought me out and not vice versa.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • She was the one who had seduced him, not vice versa.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The fact that they unwittingly stopped some 500 feet short of their goal explains why they didn't see Hansen, Hall, or Lopsang on top, and vice versa.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Sledgewig sounded to Mrs. Shortley like something you would name a bug, or vice versa, as if you named a boy Bollweevil.
    Flannery O'Connor  --  A Good Man is Hard to Find AND OTHER STORIES
  • They say this Jackal character has a big thing against this Bourne and vice versa, but it don't cut no ice with me.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • If Grandpa weren't so old, I'd swear he was sweet on Miss Love, and vice versa.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • Circe will try to make you see a monster when there is only a kitten, and vice versa.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • He might somehow get loose and undo the old man, or vice versa.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • If I looked like I might drift off, David nudged me and vice versa.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Kyle knew what Ian would do before Ian did it, and vice versa.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • The best girls get the best men and vice versa.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • In fact they will mate with dogs, or vice versa, whenever the opportunity arises.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Each duck species has a very unique and distinct sound; you can't call a wood duck with a green-winged teal call or vice versa.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander

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