face-plant

face-plant

vb
(intr) to fall onto one's face, esp when skiing or snowboarding
n
an act or instance of falling onto one's face
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You think to yourself, "If I were to somehow slip and fall going down the stairs of a popular fast-food franchise and do a face-plant, breaking all of my teeth, I could make a million bucks!"
"You nearly caught that wave," he fibs as I face-plant the surf yet again.
Punchlines face-plant the ground with disconcerting regularity.
So how do skaters convince their brains that it's totally okay the body is halfway to a face-plant?" Essentially, scientists have confirmed, these skaters learn to suppress massive normal internal stimuli while performing their routines.
FACE-PLANT Derek Mackay loses it at Snow Factor Braehead.
The only thing bigger than the peaks are the towering egos of these self-satisfied show-offs who ski, cycle, free jump and occasionally face-plant from the precipices.
Apollo astronauts had to face-plant or use a trash picker-like tool to collect rocks.
The Hark, hark of an afterlife or face-plant in the mud?
Or, as Kostelac puts it, "we did a big face-plant .
Most days their schedules are jam-backed with activities from the time they crawl out of bed until they face-plant onto the mattress at night.
The actress almost did a face-plant as she tried to navigate the snowy sidewalk in stiletto boots, reports the New York Daily News.