Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Flat"

The meaning of "Flat" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does flat mean?
A: @fk9 flat in this case means in a horizontal position, like to lay flat on the floor, it is used to emphasize that he fell on his back
Q: What does flat mean?
A: While I’m not an expert on management structures, ‘flat’ in this case likely describes the opposite of a hierarchy system, that is, everyone is roughly treated as equals and not managed by their positions or status (‘rank’) in the company.
Q: What does flat out mean?
A: This is hard to explain. But I will try! Now I will give example sentences and then begin my explanation.

"I flat out beat her in that game!"

"I flat out hate that boy."

"I flat out failed that test."

If you think of the word "Flat", you think of something with no bumps or anything like that. There is no change and nothing extra on a flat surface. In this sense, "Flat out" means something like "without any doubt". Don't think of that as a direct definition though, as there is not one. Think there are no bumps on this surface, so it's definitely flat! It can't not be flat. Let's look at one of my examples again.

"I flat out beat her in that game." In this example, flat out is used to show that "I" beat the girl without a doubt. It also implies here that I beat her by a big margin, hence why I "beat her (without a doubt)"

I know that my explanation isn't the best, but I hope it helped! The best way to learn this saying it to just keep looking at examples of it being used.
Q: What does flat mean?
A: apartment
Q: What does flat broke mean?
A: @may860208: it means you have absolutely no money.

"I'm flat broke" = "I don't have any money"

Example sentences using "Flat"

Q: Please show me example sentences with That's flat!.
A: You would add "That" to describe so if you're pointing out that something is flat "That's flat" would be correct and it is used ^^~

if you understand the word you can use it in any context~


"That rock is very and flat, it looks like it would be a nice place to sit down"

"Your chair is very nice, i like how flat/smooth it is"

"Oh, wow! The walking trail is beautiful today, I have flat feet so walking helps~"

English can be tricky because certain words can be used with almost anything and other words are rarely used
Q: Please show me example sentences with flat.
A: " I'll brush my hair flat against my head."

"People used to believe the world was flat."

"I've got a flat tyre, so i can't drive anywhere tonight."

"She has a flat chest."
Q: Please show me example sentences with flat.
A: The tire is flat (meaning that the air has gone out of the tire)

Those hills are very flat (the hills aren't very big)


Her stomach is very flat (she's very thin so she does not have any fat on her stomach)

This soda is flat (the soda is no longer carbonated. there aren't any more bubbles and it doesn't taste good
Q: Please show me example sentences with "flat out".
A: "He flat out lied"
Really that's the most common expression for that. I tried forming other sentences but it sounds weird.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "flat out".
A: Flat out means completely or entirely. I think it is pretty flexible. You can use it to intensify many things.

"He is flat out wrong."

"Late for the train, he flat out ran to the station." Or "he ran flat out to the station." The difference here is that in the first sentence, he was doing nothing less than running. In the second sentence, he ran as fast as he could. We can use it after the verb for actions done to the best of one's ability.

"She is flat out stunning in her new dress."

All of these sound informal/slangy to me.

Synonyms of "Flat" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between flat and apartment ?
A: There is no difference. Flat is more common in uk and apartment is more common in us.
Q: What is the difference between flat and apartment ?
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Q: What is the difference between flat and apartment ?
A: They are the same, American people use apartment ,British people use flat.
Just like: elevator and lift
Trash can and rubbish bin
Q: What is the difference between flat and accommodation ?
A: Flat is mainly used in the UK. Both mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between a flat of my own and my own flat ?
A: I think there is no difference

Translations of "Flat"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? a flat
A: An apartment
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? flat
A: It has a lot of meanings.

having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? flat out
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? flat
A: Like an apartment?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? flat
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Other questions about "Flat"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce "back, flat, bad".
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce "back, flat, bad".
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce our flat.
A: Thank you.
Q: I'm flat broke does this sound natural?
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