fall flat

fall flat

fail completely to produce the intended or expected effect.


fall flat on your face

fall over forwards

fail in an embarrassingly obvious way

flat as a pancake

completely flat

flat out

as fast or as hard as possible – informal

without hesitation or reservation

unequivocally - chiefly North American

1995 - Independent - Since August 1993 she has been working flat out on her latest three part documentary.

1993 - Coloradoan - She flat out said she didn't trust her fellow board members.

on the flat

on level ground as opposed to uphill

(of a horse race) on an open course as opposed to one with jumps

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