3: criticism, oppositionShe has taken a good deal of flak for espousing that view.— E. J. Kahn, Jr.When I was a restaurant bar manager I sometimes found myself taking flak from my customers for our high prices …— Rob Hill
Examples of flak in a Sentence
He caught heavy flak for his decision to oppose the new school.
He took a lot of flak from the other kids for his unusual appearance.
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