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fell on one's face

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to be unsuccessful
  • Remembering how she fell on her face giving the speech the first time spurred her to practice it till she had it down.

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“Fell on one's face.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fell%20on%20one%27s%20face. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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