Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

smash(ed) it

smash it
Meaning(s)
1) achieve(d) something or perform(ed) extremely well
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • she was nervous about giving the speech, but in the end she smashed it
  • Analysis

    When you say you 'smashed something' or someone 'smashed it', it is an informal expression meaning that you did something well or performed to a high standard. If you tell someone to 'smash it' you are saying words of encouragement or wishing them well.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. My favourite team are already 3-0 up in the cup final; they are really smashing it at the moment!
    2. I am studying hard because I really want to smash this history exam.
    3. Good luck in your driving test, I am sure you are going to smash it!
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Alice was very nervous about making the sales pitch, but in the end she absolutely smashed it. I think everyone was impressed.
    2. You've done all your preparation and bought yourself a smart new suit. I really think you're going to smash that job interview. 
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