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slam dunk

slam dunk

Date: May 25 2005

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“everyone says the second trilogy was a slam dunk.”
-<b>George Lucas</b>, talking about the performance of the second <b><i>Star Wars</b></i> trilogy.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

something that is sure to happen or be successful

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

When I was a kid, my family had a basketball hoop. It was adjustable for kids. I used to slam dunk the basketball all the time because I had seen the guys on the NBA doing it.
Each time I did it, I would get really excited and look around to see if anyone had seen it. It was so much fun to be like the basketball players on TV.
As an adult, when faced with a challenge, I think about those days at the hoop. An accomplishment at work or in your personal life is like a slam dunk! Score!

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“That sales presentation was quite a slam dunk! I think we got those clients for sure.”

””That sales presentation was quite a slam dunk! I think we got those clients for sure.”
“Your new CD is quite a hit. You did a great job and people love it. Slam dunk!”
“The new cards that you made are a real slam dunk. Everyone loves them and they are selling like crazy.”

“Your new CD is quite a hit. You did a great job and people love it. Slam dunk!”

“The new cards that you made are a real slam dunk. Everyone loves them and they are selling like crazy.”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

i think it means a success: something that really gives an excitement to people…
by rasyid (saint ann, missouri)
Sure success, in this context.
by Urvi (GURGAON, INDIA)
A realy great acheivement.
by mohammad (mashhad, IRAN)
A big success.
by Joce (Taipei, )
Slam Dunk means Great Success!!
by Benny (Jambi, Indonesia)
slam dunk = big hit
by Herbert (Kuching, Malaysia)
a big hit,great success
by Jack (Xi’An, China)
What’s up, I think it means something awesome, something that’s got a big succes, so long.
by Gustavo (Bogota, Colombia)
A forceful dramatic move
by Iqbal (Dhaka, Bangladesh)
the “slam dunk” comes from basketball and it is the score that amazes the crowd the most by the way it´s done. then G.Lucas meant the movie impreessed big time.
P.S. but hey, did he really mention the second trilogy flick?
by eddie (porto nacional TO, Brazil)
Slam dunk is to be successful; to get/earn something easily. This term comes from basketball.
by Francisco (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

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surana

surana

Malaysia

slam dunk means success

09:47 AM Mar 31 2007 |

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