Skid

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Skid

On a ship, a plank of timber set parallel to other planks in order to support weight.
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Joseph Kahn's noisy action-thriller hits the skids almost from the word go with its preposterous screenplay, laughable dialogue and wooden performances.
Lewis Hamilton's Championship bid hits the skids at China Grand Prix.
But if he hits the skids against Killie this afternoon and Hand doesn't puck up a winner's medal tonight there's guaranteed to be plenty of stick flying round.