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01. Saskatchewan is so [flat] that you can see for miles and miles.
02. His car was completely [flattened] when a huge boulder fell on it.
03. There was no wind, so the lake was completely [flat] when we went canoeing.
04. Homer was lying [flat] on the bed, sound asleep, when we got home.
05. Don't leave the champagne open or it will go [flat].
06. The first speaker was really [flat], so it started the conference off badly.
07. We got two [flats] in the same day when we were driving up island.
08. Hilaire Belloc wrote, "I shoot the Hippopotamus with bullets made of platinum because if I use the leaden one his hide is sure to [flatten] 'em. "
09. The flying snake of Java and Malaysia is able to [flatten] itself out like a ribbon, and sail like a glider from tree to tree.
10. Shale is a soft type of rock that often breaks into big [flat] pieces, and is formed when mud is pressed into rock over millions of years.
11. Australia is the smallest, [flattest], and driest inhabited continent in the world.
12. Cockroaches have [flat] bodies, so they can squeeze under things to hide.
13. Denmark is a [flat] country where the highest point of land is just 500 feet or so above sea level.
14. The islands of the Maldives are officially the [flattest] country in the world, with no island higher than six feet above sea level.
15. By the time the Korean War ended, two million people were dead, and the North was almost totally [flattened] from continual bombing by the U.S. Air Force.
16. A Kurdish proverb notes that in a [flat] country, a hill thinks itself a mountain.
17. Cynthia is upset because all her friends' breasts are growing, but she is still as [flat] as a boy.
18. The floor of the ocean is not [flat] and featureless, but contains many fascinating landforms.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • flat — flat …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Flat — (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface, or nearly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flat — flat1 [flat] adj. flatter, flattest [ME < ON flatr, akin to OHG flaz < IE * plāt, plēt , wide, flat (> Gr platys, broad, OE flet, floor) < base * plā , broad] 1. having a smooth, level surface; having little or no depression or… …   English World dictionary

  • flat — Ⅰ. flat [1] ► ADJECTIVE (flatter, flattest) 1) having a level and even surface. 2) not sloping. 3) with a level surface and little height or depth: a flat cap. 4) (of shoes) without high heels. 5) …   English terms dictionary

  • Flat — or flats may refer to:* Flatness * Flat (music), a symbol which denotes a lower pitch (music|flat) * Flat, an apartment within a residential building * Flat (geometry), the generalization of lines and planes in an n dimensional Euclidean space *… …   Wikipedia

  • flat — 〈[ flæ̣t] Mus.〉 um einen halben Ton erniedrigt, z. B. D flat = Des; Ggs sharp [engl., „flach, tief, erniedrigt“] * * * Flat [flɛt], die; , s (ugs.): Kurzf. von ↑ Flatrate. * * * flat   [flæt; …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Flat — (englisch für flach) steht für eine gerade Kante an der Seite eines Wafers, siehe Flat (Wafer) Flatrate, Pauschaltarif in der Telekommunikationsbranche Flat Tax, ein einstufiger Einkommensteuertarif Flattop, eine Frisur Flat ist Ortsname von:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flat — Flat, n. 1. A level surface, without elevation, relief, or prominences; an extended plain; specifically, in the United States, a level tract along the along the banks of a river; as, the Mohawk Flats. [1913 Webster] Envy is as the sunbeams that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flat — adj, flat·ter; flat·test 1) being or characterized by a horizontal line or tracing without peaks or depressions <the EEG is ominously flat indicating that her brain function is gone (Don Gold)> 2) characterized by general impoverishment in… …   Medical dictionary

  • flat — ● flat adjectif masculin (ancien français flac, mou) Se dit d un ver à soie atteint de flacherie. ● flat nom masculin (anglais flat, appartement) En Belgique, petit appartement, studio. ● flat (homonymes) nom masculin (anglais flat, appartement) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • flat — flat, flatly The dominant adverbial form flatly is always used figuratively with words of denial and rejection such as contradict, deny, oppose, refuse, and reject. Flat is used in fixed expressions such as flat broke and turn something down flat …   Modern English usage


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