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    Ibrahim123a is offline Newbie
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    Post Smoking gun

    Sir,
    Can you help me by explaining the meaning of the usage 'Smoking gun'

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    Re: Smoking gun

    Quote Originally Posted by Ibrahim123a View Post
    Sir,
    Can you help me by explaining the meaning of the usage 'Smoking gun'
    From Wikipedia:
    The term "smoking gun" was originally, and is still primarily, a reference to an object or fact that serves as conclusive evidence of a crime or similar act.
    Smoking gun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    Re: Smoking gun

    It would help to have the context!

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    Re: Smoking gun

    "Smoking gun" is used to describe any type of tell-tale evidence, or indisputable proof:

    Little Jimmy swore to his Mom that he hadn't eaten the last piece of pie, but the crumbs and blueberry stains around his mouth were the smoking gun that led her to doubt him.

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