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What does "nailed" mean?

there are several memes on internet when we can read something like this, ... you had one job and you nailed it...

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  • 1 month ago
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    It means after many unsuccesful attempts to complete a specific task, you achieved it perfectly

  • ?
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    I always viewed nailed in a positive sense, like you were straight to the point with it, you nailed it.

  • 1 month ago

    it means you got it...............

  • 1 month ago

    In this context it mean you got it. As it's from the expression 'hit the nail on the head.'

    It can also mean in another context to get a person convicted and punished for some offence.

    Source(s): N Ative American English speaker.for ma y decades.
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  • 1 month ago

    It means  you accurately hit the nail on the head. 

    (as opposing to hitting it wrong, and bending the nail and having to pull it out and start over. ) 

    It means the successful, accurate completion of a job or task. 

    You did it perfectly!  You Nailed it!

  • 1 month ago

    It means the same thing as to ace: to do the thing perfectly.

  • JuanB
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    It's basically short for "Hit the nail on the head"  meaning your did the task perfectly.  

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    that you ruined your chances at that job

  • 1 month ago

    In that context, "nailed" means you got it exactly right and then nailed it down so it won't move.  

  • Miguel
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    It means you succeed, you were 

    able to accomplish your goals (get a job).

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