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fall flat

to fall flat
  • blameren, afgaan
  • fail utterly; collapse




  1. I like to perform magic tricks for kids, but they sometimes fall flat.
  2. That was another impressive fall-flat-on-your-face ... Hey, you alright, Sophie? Can you stand?
  3. The fall in cash value in 1998 and 1999 was taken into account in both instalments by applying a flat rate amount in proportion to the cash value.
  4. The companies argued that the sharp fall in prices of CPTs during the IP due to the competition from flat panel displays affected differently their domestic and export prices.