Origin of flat-out
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The president came to believe Shamir misled him on the settlement issue, or flat-out lied to him.The Inside Story of U.S. Meddling in Israel’s Elections|Aaron David Miller|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His post-mortem that there is no red or blue America was tired and flat-out wrong.
Old Don said flat-out that he took the girl for both him and his son.
More vexing than the short-shrift mentions are the flat-out omissions.John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature|Malcolm Forbes|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
By the time I finished doing this it had become a flat-out race.College Application Guru Turned Author Lacy Crawford on ‘Early Decision’|Lizzie Crocker|August 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He believed in the New Work, believed in it with every fiber of his being, but an undiverse portfolio was flat-out irresponsible.Makers|Cory Doctorow
This caused some concern over his meager fuel supply since his plan called for some flat-out jetting later on.Far from Home|J.A. Taylor