Idiom: fall flat on one's face
—I didn't practice my dance moves at all during the summer so I fell flat on my face at tryouts.
— If you don't study for your exam, you're going to fall flat on your face and get kicked out of your sorority.
— We fell flat on our faces at the debate because no one had prepared for it.
— Many contestants fall flat on their faces trying out for American Idol—it's amazing they think they can sing well.
— It was really sad to see that guy fall flat on his face when his girlfriend rejected his marriage proposal at the football game.
— I'm going to practice my speech all weekend so I don't fall flat on my face at the conference.
— The presentation did not go well. The presenter fell flat on his face and some people in the audience even heckled him.
— So what if you fall flat on your face? You'll feel bad for a few days and life will go on.
— I cannot tell you how many times I fell flat on my face before I passed the bar exam. It was embarrassing but now I have the legal career I dreamed of.
More idioms will be added in the future so check back frequently or sign-up for my free newsletter to learn about new updates to my website.