我们用as flat as a pancake这个短语来形容某物特别平坦。
It's a perfect day for sailing because the sea is as flat as a pancake.
Cycling around here is easy, the countryside is as flat as a pancake.
短语fall flat on your face的字面意思是“摔趴下脸贴在地上”。我们可以用这个短语来形容做某事失败了或因做错事情而感到尴尬、不体面。
If we don't get any funding, this building project will fall flat on its face.
A pancake is a thin, flat, round cake prepared from a batter and cooked on a hot griddle or frying pan. Traditionally they are tossed, or flipped over, in the frying pan so that both sides are cooked. They can be served at any time with a variety of toppings or fillings including jam, fruit or simply with sugar and lemon.
众所周知，圆而平的煎饼是由人把面糊放在平底锅griddle或煎锅frying pan上摊制而成的。煎饼可以被toss抛起来，然后flip over翻面，这样煎饼两面都可以均匀受热。煎饼的口味多种多样，常见的有在饼面上加果酱、水果或糖和柠檬水。