The DEA does not like to proceed unless a case is a slam-dunk.
But not the slam-dunk with Mexican-Americans many might assume.
Even as a Democrat, I am rooting for the GOP to seize this slam-dunk opportunity.
Traditionally blue Pennsylvania should be a slam-dunk for the president, but late polls showed a tightening race.
It's not entirely Meyers's fault that his first go wasn't a slam-dunk.
A year ago the notion of a huge and lucrative Facebook IPO looked like a slam-dunk.
A Van der Sloot conviction may seem like a slam-dunk, but there are still potential caveats.
But the evidence against Montero and Mata seemed like a slam-dunk.
Did anyone at the time see Jewish victory as the slam-dunk certainty that Yousef claims in retrospect?
He always looks like he's about to slam-dunk your ass, and he's really into raising his voice for dramatic effect.
Raucous, violent, vigorous, etc: in climaxes as slam-bang as a four-horse stretch drive/ a couple of slam-bang musical numbers (1823+)
Violently: They went at it slam-bang (1840+)
A wild and vicious fight (1920s+ Prizefighting)