face plant


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face plant

n. Informal
A sudden fall in which one lands on the face.
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Greco's back injury vs Foy's face plant vs Delfino's KO
There's the "into it" which could involve diving and swimming pools, or possibly horse jumping and doing a face plant into manure.
He made the bird explode in a bloody pulp or bounce back across the ground, before settling on a face plant. He then sifted through hundreds of sounds before settling on a kung-fu-style thwack to make the bird's demise even funnier.
On the other hand, there's a part of me that yearns to see them perform a perfectly executed face plant.
WE WERE ALL IN REALLY HIGH HEELS HOPING WE WOULDN'T FACE PLANT IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STAGE, WHICH HAD JUST BEEN POLISHED.
Stahl had one serious injury on a bike: a low-speed face plant when she dropped a wheel into a grate on the sidewalk.
A total face plant. <p>Nick Carlson at Silicon Alley Insider was particularly scathing in his criticism, noting how Google's casual attitude toward revealing one's Gmail contacts could have nasty real-world consequences.
He saved the camera, but took a bit of a face plant.
Stahl had one serious biking injury: a low-speed face plant when she dropped a wheel into a sidewalk grate.
She tried to catch herself, but momentum was propelling her out of her chair and into a face plant on the floor.
Abromovitz--"a face plant" in concrete, resulting in a right hand fracture, broken wrist, shattered mouth and a number of teeth knocked out.