Origin of grand slam
Words nearby grand slam
How to use grand slam in a sentence
Though he didn’t hit a grand slam, he did lift the ball to right field near the warning track, deep enough for Justin Upton to tag and score the tying run from third, which contributed to the Angels’ eventual 6-5 win.Shohei Ohtani Was Billed As The Next Babe Ruth. This Year, He’s Pulling It Off.|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|May 24, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
For the Atlanta Braves, that meant burying the Washington Nationals with a grand slam that stood against a late offensive push Wednesday.Another intentional walk has disastrous consequences for Nats in 5-3 loss to Braves|Jesse Dougherty|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
Achieving a grand slam — catching a bonefish, permit and tarpon on the same day — is also possible in season.With covid protocols, a Caribbean fly-fishing haven is back in business|Chris Santella|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
A grand juror in the Ferguson case is suing to be able to explain exactly what went down in the courtroom.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Could the (thus far) timid trembling give way to a full-on, grand mal seizure?26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The 2001 grand jury indictment named 21 suspects as being involved in the U.S. embassy bombings, including Osama bin Laden.Final Chapter for Accused Africa Bomber|Jamie Dettmer|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A grand jury investigated but found Foster had broken no law.The Louisiana Racists Who Courted Steve Scalise|Jason Berry|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That may be, but experts say that “similarities” to other attacks is hardly a slam dunk.FBI Won’t Stop Blaming North Korea for Sony Hack -- Despite New Evidence|Shane Harris|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
She was in a dream of oily odours and monstrous iron constructions, dominated by the grand foreman: and Edwin was in the dream.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
I had no idea who they were, as the Grand Duke was in morning costume, and had no star or decoration to distinguish him.
A splendid grand piano stands in one window (he receives a new one every year).
British Dictionary definitions for grand slam
- the winning of all major competitions in a season, esp in tennis and golf
- one of the 4 major competitions in a season in tennis
Other Idioms and Phrases with grand slam
A sweeping success or total victory, as in This presentation gave us a grand slam—every buyer placed an order. This term originated in the early 1800s in the card game of whist (forerunner of contract bridge), where it refers to the taking of all thirteen tricks. It later was extended to bridge and various sports, where it has different meanings: in baseball, a home run hit with runners on all the bases, resulting in four runs for the team; in tennis, winning all four national championships in a single calendar year; in golf, winning all four major championships. In the 1990s the term was used for four related proposals presented on a ballot at once.