flat adjective (LEVEL)
- The road ahead was flat and smooth.
- There are drainage channels all over this flat agricultural land.
- She borrowed a garden roller to roll the grass flat.
- A broad sweep of flat countryside stretched to the horizon in all directions.
- There was no wind and the sea was very flat.
flat adjective (NOT HIGH)
flat adjective (NOT ACTIVE)
flat adjective (DRINK)
flat adjective (COMPLETE)
flat adjective (WITHOUT AIR)
flat adjective (FIXED)
- For a monthly flat fee, paid by the consumer or employer, HMOs provide a specified list of medical services both in and outside the hospital.
- He's repaying the loan at a flat rate of 10%.
- Clients are charged a flat rate of £15 monthly.
- Borrowers can choose a variable or flat interest rate on the loan.
- He's being paid at a flat rate of £10 per hour.
flat noun (HOME)
a block of flats 一棟公寓樓
- Our new flat is very convenient for the kids' school.
- I wouldn't dare have a party in my flat in case the neighbours complained.
- She's looking for a furnished flat.
- Their garden is overlooked by a block of flats.
- How are you getting on in your new flat?
flat noun (LEVEL GROUND)
the flat of your hand
flat noun (TYRE)
flat noun (SHOES)
flat adverb (LEVEL)
- He lay flat on the ground hoping no one would see him.
- She unfolded a large cloth and laid it flat on the ground.
- Empty the biscuit-crumb mixture into a dish and press it out flat.
- My hat has been squashed flat. Did someone sit on it?
- Poor Kathy fell flat on her face in the mud.
flat adverb (NOT HIGH)
flat adverb (COMPLETELY)
She told him flat that she would not go to the show. 她直截了當地告訴他她是不會去看表演的。
three minutes, half an hour, etc. flat informal