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"hit the deck" in British English

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hit the deck

informal
to lie down quickly and suddenly so that you are hidden from view or protected from something dangerous
(Definition of hit the deck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hit the deck

to lie down suddenly so that you are hidden or sheltered from something dangerous: When we heard an explosion, everybody hit the deck.
(Definition of hit the deck from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hit the deck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 快速卧倒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 快速臥倒…
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