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flat battery

This page is about the collocation flat battery

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a battery that no longer works, or needs recharging

For example

  • How do you start a car with a flat battery?

  • If your phone isn't working, the battery could be flat.

Quick Quiz

If the battery's flat, you'll have to

a. blow it up

b. pump it up

c. recharge it

Contributor: Matt Errey