Flat tire

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Definition

(to have) a flat tire (US), a flat tyre (UK): (to have) a punctured tire, a tire which has a hole in and has lost air (and so is no longer usable)
idiom

flat: constant or unchanging in height, having no bumps, hills, raised parts etc.
adjective

Examples

  • "Oh I see, it looks like we've got a flat tire."
  • "Since our departure from San Francisco, we have traveled through four time zones, suffered one flat tire, lost six passengers and gained eight other passengers."

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