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go hard in the paint

other word formation type; slang; verb
to work hard; used originally with regard to sports (origin of the metonymy) but has expanded beyond sports; now can be expanded to partying hard or any action being done to an extreme extent
 
Kevin Durant's goin' hard in the paint, he just put up 30 in the first half.
Etymology : metonymy of basketball: paint represents area in front of the basketball, going hard means working hard
Source : "Hard in da Paint" by Waka Flocka Flame from May 2010
Last modified: 4 December 2011


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