One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Going or working as hard or as fast as possible.‘the leaders of the race were flat out like a lizard drinking’
- ‘I thought I should post a belated apology for the lack of blogging; I've just been flat out like a lizard drinking.’
- ‘Flat out like a lizard drinking: early risers staked out a good spot near the main stage.’
- ‘The dude has been flat out like a lizard drinking all year and deserves some silly time.’
- ‘After lunch you'll be flat out like a lizard drinking.’
- ‘Look, I'd love to help you, I really would, but I'm flat out like a lizard drinking.’
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