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.
Recent Examples of flak from the Web
And crypto-currencies in general are attracting far more flak from regulators.
The day was bright and clear, and the intelligence reports were good: The planes should encounter little flak on their bombing run into North Vietnam.
On June 6, the center received flak for failing to notify parents after a child was bitten on her back four times by two other children.
The consensus-minded senator has drawn flak from liberals in California for not taking a tough enough stand against the president in the past.
Anderson may just be seeing the flak that the team is getting during such a down year.
However, Nara moved to refute those claims and explained why any flak should be directed at the Udinese forward instead.
Trump, taking flak for his team’s ties to Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has little incentive to be soft on Russia.
Given the position’s unpopularity and flak-taking responsibilities, this should come as little surprise.
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Origin and Etymology of flak
First Known Use: 1938See Words from the same year
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