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"slam" in British English

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slamverb

uk   /slæm/ us   /slæm/ -mm-
B2 [I or T] to (cause to) move against a hard surface with force and usually a loud noise: The wind made the door/window slam (shut). Close the door carefully, don't slam it. He slammed the brakes on (= used them quickly and with force) when a child ran in front of his car. I had to stop suddenly, and the car behind me slammed into the back of me.
[T] informal to criticize: Although the reviewers slammed the play, the audience loved it.

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slamnoun [S]

uk   /slæm/ us   /slæm/
  • slam noun [S] (COMPETITION)

an event in which people read out their poems to be judged by an audience: a poetry slam
  • slam noun [S] (SPORTS)

in some sports, especially tennis, one of the events that are part of a grand slam : Murray won his first slam in 2013.
(Definition of slam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slam" in American English

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slamverb [I/T]

us   /slæm/ -mm-
to move against a hard surface with force and usually a loud noise, or to cause something to move this way: [I] The truck slammed into an oncoming car. [T] Ray slammed the door shut.
slam
noun [C usually sing] us   /slæm/
He closed the door with a slam.
(Definition of slam from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“slam” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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