put on a clinic


US, informal
: to perform or play extremely well
The quarterback really put on a clinic in the second half, throwing four touchdown passes.

Examples of put on a clinic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Saturday night/Sunday morning, Santa Clara’s backcourt of Jalen Williams and PJ Pipes put on a clinic. Steve Kroner, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 Mar. 2022 From the offseason to this midway point of the season, Belichick and the Patriots have put on a clinic in rookie quarterback development and support. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, 16 Nov. 2021 Perry put on a clinic in the first quarter, displaying great patience and precision in the half court. cleveland, 11 Feb. 2021 But Kayvon Thibodeaux also put on a clinic in that game and he’s long gone. oregonlive, 21 Oct. 2022 Academy rival Army, coincidentally BYU’s next opponent, put on a clinic in that area on Saturday, blanking Middle Tennessee 42-0 while holding an 11-minute advantage in possession time. Eddie Timanus, USA TODAY, 8 Sep. 2020 Playing back in his hometown, the former Arkansas-Little Rock transfer put on a clinic. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, 24 Mar. 2023 The X factor was always Dampier, whno last year put on a clinic in the Open playoffs, carving up Hamilton and Chandler with his legs and arm in back-to-back weeks for the title. Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, 3 Dec. 2022 Indiana’s big man put on a clinic around the rim on Friday. Tyler Tachman, The Indianapolis Star, 19 Nov. 2022

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“Put on a clinic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20on%20a%20clinic. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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