Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Slam"

The meaning of "Slam" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Slam mean?
A: "slam" means to hit something with force, but here they're using it to refer to eating a large amount of apples quickly/without resting.

This isn't a normal or common usage of the word. They're using it for dramatic effect.
Q: What does Slam mean?
A: Slam the door = close the door angrily, making a loud noise
Q: What does Slam mean?
A: To hit something really hard. It is a transative verb, so you usually use it with a preposition like "on, into, against, in, onto" etc and a direct object.

"The two cars slammed into each other."

"Don't slam your hand on the table."

We dont use slam when describing that we hit another living thing. It's usually inanimate objects.

Sometimes parties or big events are called "slams" as well.

Example: "Summer Slam"

Example sentences using "Slam"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Slam.
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Q: Please show me example sentences with Slam.
A: SLAM! She shut the door in my face.

I went to slam my cup on the table.

She slammed the car door on my fingers.
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Synonyms of "Slam" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between Slam and Criticize ?
A: "Slam" is commonly used to mean "criticize." But if I were going to use it in that way, I would mention what the criticism is. For example, "Why are you slamming me for making a mistake?"

Be careful because "slam" has other slang meanings, including "to hit." So if you said something like "He is slamming her," it could be confusing in some situations.

Other questions about "Slam"

Q: What does
"Slam Dunk"
mean?

Context>>>>>>>>
Trump Team Predicts Slam Dunk Acquittal In Senate Impeachment Trial
A: The term slam dunk comes from basketball, and describes the following scoring move: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGuYep0cSAY

Figuratively, it's used to refer to an "easy win".
Q: Slam the door open
Slam the door shut

The first phrase makes sense?
A: No the first sentence does not make sense. When you slam something, you make a noise. If you do not make a noise, it is not slamming. So you can't slam the door open. And because you can only slam a door when you close it, it is redundant to say, "Slam the door shut" or "Don't slam the door shut", but rather just "Don't slam the door", without the "shut".

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