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

The meaning of "Slug" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does slugging mean?
A: A slugging percentage is the percentage of times that a batter in baseball hit the ball, versus the number of times that he swung, but missed the ball. Slugging percentage = hitting percentage.
Q: What does To slug mean?
A: It can also mean to drink or to hit someone or something.

“Tim slugged down a pitcher of beer.”

“Maria slugged a tree with a baseball bat out of frustration.”
Q: What does slug mean?
A: “slug” is a type of bug
“slug” can also refer to a “punch” (👊)
Q: What does slug mean?
A: 1) una babosa
2) una bala
3) un trago de alcohol
4) alguien lento o perezoso, como una babosa
5) golpear, dar un puñetazo

Example sentences using "Slug"

Q: Please show me example sentences with slugs.
A: Here are a few ways you can use “slugs”.
There were slugs crawling in the garden after the rain.
He took a few slugs of his drink.

Synonyms of "Slug" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between slug and punch ?
A: slug is another word for a big, slow, heavy punch.
Q: What is the difference between slug and snail ?
A: Two different species, but they’re both Gastropods which is why people could get them confused. The main way to tell the difference is that snails have shells and slugs do not.
Q: What is the difference between I'll slug you in the face and I'll punch ?
A: "I'll slug you in the face" is a lot more informal than simply saying "I'll punch you". "I'll slug you in the face" is also a lot more graphic and violent
Q: What is the difference between slug and sock ?
A: In the sense of "punch", they are the same.

Translations of "Slug"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? slug
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? slug
A: https://forvo.com/word/slug/#en
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? slug

Other questions about "Slug"

Q: I’m worried about the slugs that are infesting Moscow right now. does this sound natural?
A: Yep

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-49164416
Q: It’s really bad to slug people. We use our words to talk. (Does it sound ok?) slug= punch in the nose
A: yeah it's true that "slug" means "punch", not specifically in the nose. I don't think slug is very common in the US.

"We use our words to talk" sounds a little strange to me, but I think I understand. Are you saying it's better to solve problems with people using words instead of your fists?
Q: He might slug us if he we look him in the eye... does this sound natural?
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