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To fall, move, or hang in a loose and ungainly way
“His hair always seemed to be threatening to flop over his forehead and brush the top of his glasses.”
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To flap or move from side to side
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“The shower head would flop about in its holder whenever you turned the water pressure up.”
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To sit or lie down heavily and suddenly, especially when very tired
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“He was desperate to just flop on the couch after a hard day at work.”
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To throw down or land clumsily or loosely
“The kid wriggled out of his backpack and let it flop onto the bench beside him.”
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To fail, especially in spectacular fashion
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“All investors should realize that the majority of shares sold at initial public offerings flop and fail to recover the price that they were sold at.”
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(of a business) To go bankrupt
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To go to sleep, or fall asleep
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To relax or laze around
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Sit, lie, or fall with one's arms and legs spread out in an ungainly way
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To adopt or be in a position in which one's weight is supported by one's buttocks
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To strike or hit, especially repeatedly
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To decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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Something that is a complete failure
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“The villain was completely unconvincing, and, as a result, the film was a flop at the box office.”
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Someone that is a complete failure
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An involuntary slip or fall
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A building or place where one resides
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An embarrassing or tactless act or remark in a social situation
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A quick, sharp, sudden movement
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A dramatic work for the stage or to be broadcast
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