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flat on one's ass

adjective phrase

  1. Penniless and exhausted; down and out: He blew his pay pack and he's flat on his ass (1960s+)
  2. ncompetent; feckless: That platoon's a loser, flat on its ass (1970s+ Army)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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