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Verb: fall flat  fol flat
  1. Fail utterly; collapse
    "The project fell flat";
    - fall through, founder, flop, go to the wall [informal], come to nothing

Derived forms: falling flat, falls flat, fell flat, fallen flat

See also: fall

Type of: fail, go wrong, miscarry