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dive so that one hits the water with one's belly

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However, kennelmate Droopys Agassi belly-flopped coming out of the traps rendering his trial virtually meaningless, especially in terms of the time, a pedestrian 16.
When this little blonde beauty came outside during lunch hour, I carried my sled back about a mile and a half to get a running start and belly-flopped on it right in front of her.
All 18 on board were saved when the machine belly-flopped on to the water.
He belly-flopped coming out of the stalls the last two times so we've done a fair bit of work with him," he said.
The Queen Mother herself went on race day just once, back in 1956 when her horse Devon Loch famously belly-flopped on the home straight with the race seemingly won.
I remember her being very nervous and she wouldn't talk about Devon Loch - the Queen Mother's gelding who inexplicably belly-flopped under Dick Francis whilst leading in the 1956 Grand National.
He is believed to have accidentally belly-flopped into the water and started to drown as the rest of the party looked on in horror.
On the same weekend the Pathfinder allegedly belly-flopped on Mars, 50,000 people went to Roswell, N.
A free-for-all started when Reeves belly-flopped on top of the prostrate Dykstra, pushing the on-loan keeper's head into the ground.
THE crew of an RAF fighter jet yesterday told of their miraculous escape from their plane which belly-flopped during a dramatic 200 mph crash landing.
THE launch of a pounds 6m swimming pool has belly-flopped after an alcohol licence was refused.
Anthony watched in horror as Patrick Kelleher, 18, belly-flopped, surfaced with his face down and started sinking.
Six yellow cards, three for each side, had already been flashed by referee Alan Wiley when Carlisle's Reeves belly-flopped on top of prostrate keeper Dykstra, pushing his head into the turf.
It is thought the aircraft belly-flopped, through a furniture shop and slid on to embed its nose in a three storey flat block.
The singer belly-flopped through a challenge, dodged spiders, was scared by the trials and gadgets hidden inside his beloved teddy bear Hummy were rumbled by bosses in the first week.