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Meaning: to do something perfectly

For example:

  • After I'd sung my song, the judge said, "Wow! That was a great performance. You really nailed that song."

  • Tiger hit a magnificent shot onto the green and it ended up just a foot from the pin. That's the third approach shot he's absolutely nailed today.

Quick Quiz:

Sam says he's pretty sure he nailed the biology exam. He thinks he
  1. passed it easily
  2. just passed it
  3. failed it

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