- 牧师 了个大马趴, 婚礼变得像出笑剧。
- The wedding took on the character of (ie became like) a farce when the vicar fell flat on his face.
- He had not gone many steps before he stumbled on the uneven ground and fell flat on his face.
- She was in a miserable mood and all my attempts to cheer her up fell flat.
- Kathy fell flat on her face in the mud.