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flack out

 and flake out
Sl. to collapse with exhaustion; to lie down because of exhaustion. All the hikers flacked out when they reached the campsite. After a few hours, the hikers all flaked out.
See also: flack, out

flack (out)

in. to collapse in exhaustion; to go to sleep. Betsy flacked out at nine every night.
See also: flack, out

flack

verb

flak

and flack (flæk)
1. n. complaints; criticism; negative feedback. (Originally referred to antiaircraft guns and the explosions and damage they caused. The first form is an initialism from German Fliegerabwehrkanonen = flyer defense cannons. I.e., the initial fl plus the first a plus the k.) Why do I have to get all the flak for what you did?
2. n. publicity; hype. Who is going to believe this flack about being first-rate?
3. n. a public relations agent or officer. The flak made an announcement and then disappeared.

flack

verb
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Flacks, who lives in Monaco with his wife Debbie, and also has homes in Miami and Hale, said, This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and I think we ve bought it well after three years of negotiating with all
In tracing these three factors, Rosenthal and Flacks convincingly contend that scholars would be wise to analyze the music-movement nexus using this theoretical triad given that they otherwise risk conceiving of culture too narrowly and categorizing its effects and processes into neat boxes in order to serve scholarly theories.
Flacks scored a season-high seven goals and also had three assists in Agoura's 14-7victory over Royal of Simi Valley at Rancho Simi Park, keeping the Chargers in first place and giving them victories over both of the teams considered to be their leading threats in league.
As much as they pushed me and threw me around, they helped me get better," said Flacks, who leads the Chargers in assists (69), steals (48) and drawn ejections (33) and is second in scoring with 68 goals.
Sophomore Arianna Lambie was Stanford's top finisher in fourth in 20:44, followed by Teresa McWalters in 31st in 21:18 and Flacks.
Flacks, Eric Kim and Justin Rappel contributed to both of Harvard-Westlake's relay victories, teaming with Andy Kim in the 200-yard medley relay (1 minute, 41.
Flacks, who has committed to UCLA, picked up his third ejection with about two minutes remaining in the game.
Flacks is the second Chargers player who is the daughter of a Wolverines coach.
Flacks looked like she had picked up the old Johnson curse at the beginning of her race, tripping over a fallen athlete near the end of the first lap.
Even in competition with the best runners the Southern Section has to offer, Flacks doesn't break a sweat.
WALNUT - Lindsay Flacks of Harvard-Westlake High of Studio City and Alma Escobar of Corona don't usually stand out in a crowd.
Harvard-Westlake of Studio City senior Lindsay Flacks committed Wednesday to run cross country and track at Stanford, the defending NCAA women's cross country champions.
The most important event in Harvard-Westlake of Studio City senior Lindsay Flacks' season actually came at the end of last year, when Flacks and her father Scott sat down to make a decision.
As for Harvard-Westlake of Studio City senior Lindsay Flacks, she didn't even enter the season-ending all-star cross country race after suffering a groin injury playing soccer on her club team.
The Wolverines pulled to within one on a 4-meter penalty shot by Brian Flacks with 23 seconds remaining, but they never got another shot.