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verb [intransitive] flop pronunciation in British English /flɒp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyflop
he/she/itflops
present participleflopping
past tenseflopped
past participleflopped
  1. 1
    to sit or lie down in a heavy way by relaxing your muscles and letting your body fall
    He got home and flopped into a chair.
    flop down: Jamie flopped down beside me.
  2. 2
    to move or hang in a loose, heavy, and uncontrolled way
    Her long hair flopped down over her eyes.

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