"Slam dunk" nghĩa là gì?

Weapons of Mass Distraction. A glimpse of the protests by unpatriotic terrorist-lovers in San Francisco in February, 2003. Photo courtesy Kevin Krejci.

'Slam dunk' nghĩa đen là một cú bỏ bóng vào rổ ghi điểm thật mạnh trong môn bóng rổ (a shot in which a player thrusts the ball forcefully down through the basket); và nghĩa bóng là điều gì đó đáng tin cậy, chắc chắn (something reliable or unfailing).

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