flop as

flop as (something)

To fail in a particular role or pursuit. You have an angelic voice, so there's no way you'll flop as a singer! I flopped as a manager because I just couldn't seem to motivate my team.
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flop as something

to be a failure in a particular aspect of something in one's life or career. He flopped as an actor. I don't want to flop as a public speaker.
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If in later position, the only goal is to see the flop as cheaply as possible.
A Rowlands' memory is certainly accurate regarding the hats worn by Helen Flop as can be seen i 1n one of the cartoons presented here.
In a loose game, where players will see a flop with almost anything, you should beware a raggedy flop as there is a decent chance that someone will make up a low two pair there and then.