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: dunk shot
: sure thing
the case is a slam dunk
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cinch, lock, shoo-in, sure thing
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1972, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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slam/jam on the brakes
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: something that is sure to happen or be successful
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to clear from alleged fault or guilt
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