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slam (someone or something)

1. To criticize every aspect of someone or something very harshly. The professor slammed my paper, calling it a total a waste of paper. The boss exploded at the meeting, slamming everyone involved with the ill-fated project.
2. To eat or, more commonly, drink something very quickly, especially in large volumes. He sat at the bar slamming beers and shots of tequila so fast that I thought we'd have to carry him home. She's a professional speed eater—she literally makes a living out of slamming hot dogs and chicken wings.
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slamming

1. slang Really exciting, interesting, or enjoyable; awesome. Often spelled "slammin'." The band just released a slamming new album. I can't stop listening to it! That was a pretty slammin' concert on Saturday. It was like one giant party!
2. slang Very sexually attractive. Often spelled "slammin'." I cannot believe how many slammin' girls are in my econ class.
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slamming

mod. great. We had one slamming time last night.
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Southwestern Bell, junto con las companias afiliadas SBC Communications Inc., Pacific Bell y Nevada Bell, tienen el mayor numero de clientes afectados por el slamming, menciono.
A nivel nacional el slamming es la queja principal de los clientes de servicio telefonico a la Comision Federal de Comunicaciones (FFC, por sus siglas en ingles), expuso Samano.
"Este es un importante y creciente problema, y aunque cualquier persona puede ser victima del slamming, algunos clientes son mas vulnerables que otros", advirtio.
De acuerdo a un estudio realizado por Pacific Bell recientemente, muestra que el 50 por ciento de los consumidores hispanos entrevistados en California reportaron haber sido victimas del slamming.
"Nosotros no somos responsables por el slamming. Nuestro compromiso con el cliente es que servimos como su intermediario para resolver un problema que claramente les roba el derecho de escoger", dijo Samano.
Las companias que practican el slamming utilizan tacticas enganosas y muchas se encuentran dentro de la ley, tanto en su forma de ventas como cargos, por lo que confunden a los clientes y comerciantes que se sienten enganados con estas practicas.