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flat-footed

1. Slow to react. Unprepared. Often used in the phrase "caught flat footed." That goal was my fault, guys. I got caught flat-footed on the play.
2. Clumsy and awkward. Don't trust her carrying that vase—she's so flat-footed. I would change your opening argument—it's a little flat-footed right now.

flatfoot

slang A police officer. Please, that old flatfoot will never be able to catch up to us once we run out of the store.

flatfoot

and flatty
n. a police officer, especially a foot patrol officer. (Older.) Think about how the flatfoot on the beat is affected by this cold. There’s a flatty on the corner. Go ask him for some help.
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demonstrated using an established cadaver model of the acquired flatfoot deformity that the flatfoot condition resulted in a significant lateral shift in the global contact area and the location of peak pressure on the talar dome [19].
The images were also checked to ensure that the flatfoot does not exhibit any radiographic evidence of tissue deformity symptoms.
The biomechanical effects on the flatfoot of the arch height (increase with 3 mm interval) were more sensitive than the material hardness (increase
It has been applied as one of the important procedures to correct the flatfoot deformity.
The Achilles tendon, peroneus longus (PL), peroneus brevis (PB), flexor digitorum longus (FDL), flexor hallucis longus (FHL), and posterior tibial tendon (PTT) were left for tensile load to create the flatfoot model.
We established the flatfoot model by sectioning the talonavicular portion of the superficial deltoid ligament, the long and short plantar ligaments, the spring ligament, and the talocalcaneal interosseous ligament and by releasing the talonavicular capsule as described previously [11, 12].
Compared with the intact foot, anteroposterior talus-first metatarsal angle increased significantly from 8.0[degrees] to 19.7[degrees] after establishment of the flatfoot model (p <.001).
After the establishment of the flatfoot model, the average pressure of the lateral column decreased significantly from 20.7 to 16.6 kPa (p =.026), and that of the medial column increased from 28.7 to 39.7 kPa (p =.001).
The progressive orthesis family refers to a range of orthesis, same type, having progressive dimensions, which can be adapted on the flatfoot persons' shoes, due to the fact that the flatfoot disease can lead to different locomotion or stability problems.
Unlike the pied plat of French, however, the flatfoot of American English means a police officer and refers not to stealth, but rather to the fallen arches of one who walks a beat.
It was Ansar's first goal of the campaign, and on 81 minutes they doubled their tally as Khodr rose unopposed from Mahmoud Ahmad Kojok's corner to send his searing header past the flatfooted Omar Abdel-Aziz.
But just before the hour mark, Aaron Muirhead squared it again when the flatfooted defence failed to deal with a free kick from Chris Jardine, leaving Harty to seal only Annan's second victory over Rangers in ten meetings from the penalty spot in 77 minutes, Callaghan having handled inside the box.
However, about 15 minutes into the half Ormesby took the lead, as midfielder Danny Riley played a good ball over the flatfooted Conyers defence to Winward who squared the ball to Jackson who slotted home from 12 yards.
Her transformation was clearly etched in Ribeiro's dynamic performance, from the flatfooted stomps and high, vicious kicks of Act I to the softer, more vulnerable woman of Act II.
And the Cumbrians paid the price as Shrewsbury took the lead on 72 minutes when a long-range Sorvel piledriver was deflected off the head of Richard Hope past the flatfooted Westwood.