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be (as) flat as a pancake

slang To be physically squashed or flattened. I forgot that I had a muffin in my bag, and it's flat as a pancake now. My model of a volcano is as flat as a pancake now that you've sat on it!
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*flat as a board

 and *flat as a pancake
Cliché very flat. (Also used to describe someone's chest or abdomen, referring to well-developed abdominal muscles or small or nearly absent breasts or pectoral muscles-in either sex. *Also: as ~.) Jane was flat as a board until she was sixteen, when she suddenly blossomed. Lucy can mash an aluminum can flat as a pancake with one blow from her heel.
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flat as a pancake

Extremely level, especially too much so. For example, There are no hills; this terrain is flat as a pancake. This simile dates from the 1500s and has survived its contemporary, flat as a flounder. It is sometimes used, either disparagingly or ruefully, to describe a small-breasted woman.
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flat as a pancake

If something is as flat as a pancake, it is very flat. There was barely a breeze and the water was as flat as a pancake. Could he really put up interest rates now? With the economy flat as a pancake and the housing market in crisis?
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flat as a pancake

completely flat.
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(as) flat as a ˈpancake

(informal) completely flat: There are one or two hills in Norfolk, but otherwise the landscape is as flat as a pancake.
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The free pancakes are only available to dine-in customers and limited to one offer per guest.
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Gizzi has been working with The Groovy Food Company to create a variety of innovative recipes using the brand's natural ingredients and has recipes for both savoury and sweet pancakes.
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Don't worry, the pancakes won't be bare - you'll get some free toppings such as lemon and sugar (obvs
It's important to serve the pancakes with a good salted butter to bring out the banana flavor -- I like Kate's Homemade Butter or Kerrygold -- and real maple syrup.
And for those that like their pancakes with a view, Queen of Hoxton will be serving up espresso martini pancakes which can be enjoyed on the Moroccan Medina rooftop inside the cosy WigWam, or round warming fire pit in the rooftop garden from 4pm.
Although Pancake Day is enshrined in Christian tradition, it is believed that it might originate in a pagan holiday, when eating warm, round pancakes - symbolising the sun - was a way of celebrating the arrival of spring.
Flip the pancake and cook for a further two to three minutes, again upping or reducing the heat as necessary - these pancakes are like most other pancakes in that the first one is often not the best.
Kushi Pancakes come in two sizes, the 'Mini Panbo' that has three mini pancakes, and the 'Tall Panbo' which has five pancake pieces.
The Table of Contents begins with Acknowledgements, and continues with Introduction, Basic Pancake Recipes, Breakfast Pancakes, Dinner Pancakes, Toppings and finally an Index.
CRISPY Pancakes look set to be saved after a threat to axe them sparked an angry backlash from fans.
gt;Quinto Lounge Like its sister bars - Verdo Lounge in Wylde Green, Arco Lounge in Harborne, Loco Lounge in Kings Heath and Desco Lounge in Shirley - this new cafe in Sutton Coldfield has a triple stack of buttermilk pancakes with either banana, strawberries, peach sauce and Greek yoghurt or crispy bacon and maple syrup for PS6.
QUINTO LOUNGE This new cafe in Sutton Coldfield has a triple stack of buttermilk pancakes with either banana, strawberries, peach sauce and Greek yoghurt or crispy bacon and maple syrup for PS6.