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I [flæt]
1. adj, -ter comp -test superl
1) (gen) piatto (-a), (smooth) liscio (-a), piano (-a), (tyre) sgonfio (-a), a terra

a flat surface — una superficie piatta

I've got a flat tyre — ho una gomma a terra

as flat as a pancake fam — completamente piatto (-a), (Auto: tyre) completamente sgonfio (-a) or a terra

to fall flat on one's face — cadere a terra lungo (-a) disteso (-a), finire faccia a terra

flat race — corsa piana

flat shoes — scarpe basse

2) (final: refusal, denial) categorico (-a), netto (-a)

I'm not going, and that's flat! fam — non ci vado e basta!

3) (Mus: key) bemolle inv , (voice) stonato (-a), (instrument) scordato (-a)

C flat — do m inv bemolle

4) (dull, lifeless: taste, style) piatto (-a), (joke) che non fa ridere, (drink) che ha perso l'effervescenza, sgassato (-a), (battery) scarico (-a), (colour) scialbo (-a)

to be feeling rather flat — sentirsi giù di corda or di morale


(fixed) flat rate of pay — tariffa unica di pagamento

at a flat rate — a una tariffa unica

2. adv
1) (absolutely: refuse, tell etc) seccamente, recisamente

flat broke fam — al verde, in bolletta

in ten minutes flat — in dieci minuti spaccati

(to work) flat out — (lavorare) a più non posso


to spread a map out flat on the floor — stendere una cartina sul pavimento

to be flat out — (lying) essere disteso (-a) or sdraiato (-a), (asleep) dormire della grossa

3) (Mus: sing, play) in modo stonato
3. n
(of hand) palmo, (of sword) parte f piatta, Mus bemolle m inv, Auto gomma a terra
II [flæt] n Brit

to go flat-hunting — cercare un appartamento

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