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Slang

nail

This page is about the slang term nail

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

a. passed it easily

b. just passed it

c. failed it

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey