slam down

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slam down

To eat or drink something very hastily or voraciously. A noun or pronoun can be used between "slam" and "down." Don't just slam your food down like that—take a moment to actually enjoy what you're eating! I slammed down the burger so I could get back on the road straight away. It's no wonder you have such a bad hangover from the way you were slamming drinks down last night.
See also: down, slam

slam someone or something down

to drive or strike someone or something downward. The wrestler slammed his opponent down hard. He slammed down his opponent and injured him.
See also: down, slam

slam something down (on something)

 and slam something down (onto something)
to bang something down onto something. She slammed her fist down on the table in anger. Karen slammed down her fist onto the table.
See also: down, slam

slam down

To put something down forcefully so as to produce a loud noise: I got angry and slammed down the phone. The teacher slammed a book down to get the students' attention.
See also: down, slam
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Quick-thinking driver Lee, aged 26, of Bilton, Rugby, swerved to avoid it, luckily causing the tree to slam down on the back of the van and not the front where the pair were sitting.
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If an actor looks like a wimp, it's not going to be believable for him to slam down the other character, but a bonk to the eyes or a glass of wine to the face might work instead.
If I'm losing, I usually slam down a couple of quarters, which is a move that I come to regret on laundry day.
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They are never short of a comment, are always ready to take a call from the press when other people would rather slam down the telephone, and they can take the rise out of themselves, a quality which is lost on many politicians these days.
She had never met this woman, had never seen her but she couldn't summon the strength to slam down the receiver.
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You try to contact them because you're worried something's gone wrong and they slam down the phone on you.