flop down on(to) (something)

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flop down on(to) (something)

1. To fling or plop oneself down onto some surface or thing. I knocked a few pillows onto the floor when I flopped down on the couch. As soon as Paulina flopped down onto the bed with a big sigh, I knew that her date must not have gone well.
2. To plop something down onto some surface or thing. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "flop" and "down." Once I realized she was angry with me, I flopped her Valentine's present down on the table and left.
See also: down, flop
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flop something down on(to) something

 and flop something down
to drop or slap something down on something. She flopped the liver down on the cutting board. She flopped down the raw meat.
See also: down, flop, on
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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