hit the deck hit the deck

Definition(s):

  • (v) fall or drop suddenly, usually to evade some danger

Usage(s):

  1. One of the first things they learn is to hit the deck when gunfire erupts.
  2. He rolled over at 8,000, hit the deck and blew up.
  3. No sooner had the complaint been issued than Hearst Magazines Vice President Richard Emmett Berlin hit the deck.

News

  • Dirk Nowitzki Flops Like a Pro at Charity Soccer Match in Germany

    You have to sell the contact. It’s for the kids.  Dirk Nowitzki was participating in a charity soccer event last week when the NBA star decided to host a brief clinic on flopping, which was spotted by Chris Partlow of Next Impulse Sports . Nowitzki was dribbling down the field when a player from the opposing team came within a 10-foot radius of his position. What’s a guy to do? Hit the deck ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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