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flop down

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 and left.
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flop down

to sit down heavily or awkwardly. Be graceful. Don't just flop down! When I reached the chair, all I could do was flop down.
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Rosa, Laguna, on Tuesday night after 'flopping down' in their afternoon road run at around 4:45 p.m.
It is now more about rejuvenation, adventure, fulfilment, learning new skills and "being more of who you are" than just ticking off places and things and flopping down on the beach.
Forget sleek lines and glassy exteriors and replace them with a space where you would feel comfortable flopping down and putting your feet up - somewhere you can soak up the beauty of the room and everything in it.
The moustaches flopping down, and that smile not to be seen too often anymore, Shikhar Dhawan failed with the bat yet again, falling in just the second legal delivery of the innings.
"I knew it wasn't right, there was a lump at the front of his shoulder, his arm was flopping down and he was holding it across his body.
Anyway, flopping down into a prone position with our M1s, we were instructed to remove our steel pots and place them to our right front.
All the pooch wants in return is an occasional play break with his favorite ball, especially after flopping down to alert Orkin to some fecal prey.
Of no possible interest apart from that ludicrous strand of long white hair flopping down his face.
Mine, along with countless others, appears to be dead or dying with virtually all leaves, even healthy looking green ones, flopping down and hanging vertically until falling off in great clumps.
Summary: Honking their noses and flopping down the street in giant shoes, some 200 clowns have marched merrily through Mexico City.
Tamworths are super-intelligent creatures and, with ears standing to attention instead of flopping down and obscuring their view, they can see where they want to go and woe betide anyone who tries to stop them.
When you think about how many times your couch will have to stand up to the force of your body weight flopping down after debate practice, it makes sense to invest in quality.
It starts at the Baltic Fleet at Wapping on the waterfront, ducking and weaving around town until finally flopping down at Worzel Gummidge's homestead, the wonderful Ship and Mitre in Dale Street.
"Hopefully this season I'll still be flopping down in bed early because it's the first match and the start of a long and demanding campaign.
"It's not just flopping down in front of the TV, but doing something active like a hobby.