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not a palindrome, or a palingram, or a semordnilap, or an anagram, but a...

Is there a name for a sentence or phrase whose words, when placed in reverse order, form a different sentence or phrase that also makes sense? Akin to a semordnilap, but with whole words rather than letters. Like:

"Father Charles goes down and ends battle" <=> "Battle ends and down goes Charles' father"

"Jimmy loves Mom" <=> "Mom loves Jimmy"

Also, would anyone happen to know any more examples?
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  • Polish translation, please

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