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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You cannot slam down your mobile phone, firstly because they are very expensive, and you fear cracking the screen.
On February 8, at about 11am, we were stormed by police who, without even addressing my staff, proceeded to slam down the shutters, with staff and customers inside, and spray black paint all over the shutters which dripped on to the tiles below.
That means the hatch can slam down without warning on the gunner!
FUN Student Erik Jakas tries basketball which also takes place at the Sport for Youth Academy SLAM DOWN Newcastle Council leader David Faulkner is wrestled by Terence Bosson at the launch of the Youth For Sport Academy
England revealed they plan to slam down the shutters on the All Blacks' expansive style, with defence coach Mike Ford hoping to drag the game into an arm-wrestle.
She'll sneak off to the store and slam down two tall beers so when
The Russian got 2008 off to a great start by winning the year's first Grand Slam Down Under without losing a set.
He flared the airplane for a touchdown in "a three-point landing attitude." As expected, he heard the stall warning horn go off, felt the tailwheel begin to touch the runway and was expecting the main gear wheels to touch when he "felt the airplane quickly surge up and then slam down."
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.
and I still get a rush of pleasure by reaching over to its blaring noise and gently slam down the small button that signals that my life has changed.
* County Durham/Middlesbrough rockers Slam Down have been working on their debut album Clouds for months but it's available at last.
She had never met this woman, had never seen her but she couldn't summon the strength to slam down the receiver.
Aside from hurling a mouthful of expletives, the radio host warned that he would slam down Bautista's head into a toilet bowl if he sees him in person.