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slam-bang

mod. wild; exciting. It was a slam-bang weekend, and I loved every minute of it.
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It is not just about leading 17 players, it is about leading the entire country," said the slam-bang cricketer.
The author's legal background allows him to give sufficient insight into the legal process to keep the reader interested, while writing a slam-bang thriller.
Children will be blown away by the incredible visual effects and outrageous slam-bang thrills and skirmishes between the noble Autobots and their sworn enemies, the Decepticons, while adults will be kept entertained by the dark humour.
The second film pushes the visual effects envelope with more outrageous slam-bang thrills, apocalyptic set-pieces and skirmishes between the noble Autobots and their sworn enemies, the Decepticons.
This slam-bang format of IPL doesn't do justice to the likes of Dravid.
PRINCETON - Last night wasn't exactly a slam-bang evening of civic decision-making for the Board of Selectmen.
But it does result in a big, slam-bang action climax.
For a movie scripted and produced by the Wachowski brothers (who made the Matrix films), it is sorely lacking any sustained action or any real sense of awe and, while the political statements are well-observed, half-way through it turns into a fairly ordinary detective story before realising it has to come up with a slam-bang ending - which is does as thousands of people descend on Trafalgar Square wearing V masks.
At that stage under coach Steve Hansen, the slam-bang approach came about largely because the teams were significant underdogs and prepared to go for broke.
Using this method, you must accept that the machine's production rate will be less than with the slam-bang method.
Structurally modified and equipped with advanced drivetrain, suspension, electrical and electronic components, the demonstration vehicles recently underwent exhaustive desert field trials for payload, on-road and off-road control, braking, ride, cooling, slam-bang resiliency, even for operation on 60 percent grades and 40 percent side slopes.
I miss the old slam-bang attacks," Anderson reflects.
Once the audience has become accustomed to the slam-bang approach of Tap Dogs, the dancers smilingly bring on buckets of water.
Sometimes plainness is an advantage, as when Erasmus declares that the difference between Scotus' style and that of William of Occam is about like "the difference between one broom and another broom" (77), or in Erasmus' slam-bang attack on Jerome's critics (51-53).
Relying on his slam-bang martial-arts skills and equipped with enough hardware to single-handedly wage World War III, Ryback turns the Missouri's deck and below deck areas into guerilla combat zones.