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What does pounding mean? #1 (permalink) Tue Apr 13, 2010 11:41 am   What does pounding mean?
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #195 "Real life sports vocabulary", question 6

In basketball, ......... is another way to say bouncing the ball.

(a) pounding
(b) rolling
(c) dribbling
(d) shooting

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #195 "Real life sports vocabulary", answer 6

In basketball, dribbling is another way to say bouncing the ball.

Correct answer: (c) dribbling
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What does pounding mean? #2 (permalink) Tue Apr 13, 2010 13:21 pm   What does pounding mean?
 

Repeated really heavy blows.

"He pounded on the door and made it shake."

It can also be used to describe a pain which feels like heavy blows, especially in the head.

"I had a pounding headache so I took a tablet."
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