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Verb
Fasten with a nail or nails
“Water gushed through as they began to nail another board in place.”
Verb
Capture, arrest
“Detectives hunting a gunman who executed a father-of-three in a gangland murder have appealed to the criminal underworld to help nail the killer.”
Verb
To reveal the true nature of
“The book sets out to nail the lies and myths about the man, to set the record straight.”
Verb
To catch
“… the running back saw the pass coming in and nailed it.”
Verb
To make final, definite, or beyond dispute
Noun
A small metal spike with a broadened flat head, driven into wood to join things together or to serve as a hook
“Now, the trick is to hit the flat part of the nail with the flat part of the hammer, thus driving it into the wood.”
Noun
A horny covering on the upper surface of the tip of the finger and toe in humans and other primates
“Your nail bed is the skin beneath the nail plate.”
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