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nailed

nailed

Date: Jul 06 2005

Quote

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

“The scene with Carmen Electra and Amy Smart ended up being very challenging…It was worth it, you know? Because I think we got it right. I think we nailed it.”
Owen Wilson, actor, speaking about a scene in the movie Starsky & Hutch with BBC’s Stella Papamichael.

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

did something perfectly

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

One summer, I help a friend build a cabin. It was really tough to get the nails in straight. When you hit them with the hammer, they would often bend.
After a lot of practice and focusing on getting them in straight, I was able to get it in perfectly. I understand what Owen Wilson meant when he said he nailed his scene. He did it perfectly. He nailed his scene; I nailed the nails. Wasn’t that a funny joke?
Anyway, the point is, if you practice something and focus, you will do it well in the end; you will nail it.

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“I nailed my interview! I think I am going to get the job.”

“Did you see that gymnast’s landing? She totally nailed it!”

“My little brother nailed his college entrance exams. He’s going to get into a great school. “

Winners

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

john_free to nail something is to get it right. i always nail my tests...
by john_free
zz-top when you do something exactly right and you feel good about it
by zz-top
TO MAKE AN ACCURATE JUDGEMENT OR TO SAY THE RIGHT ANSWER
by DARIN
do sth sucessfully
by xiehaibing
I guess that they did it perfect.
by baraa123
talitapb When you're successful, reached the goal.
by talitapb

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theLaven

Nepal

Nail is similar to do something very good

11:20 AM May 01 2008 |

qinqin05213124

China

I beleive i will nail everying in my life.I am a great man!

07:15 AM Mar 06 2008 |

qingxiumeng

China

good

06:19 AM Jul 21 2005 |

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