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Catching or apprehending someone
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“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.”
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Present participle for to fasten with a nail or nails
“Water gushed through as they began to nail another board in place.”
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Present participle for to expose or reveal the true nature or character of
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“The book sets out to nail the lies and myths about the man, to set the record straight.”
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Present participle for to finalize or settle
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Present participle for to hit or strike very hard
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“I would circle around him at the last second and try to nail him with a punch or chop.”
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Present participle for to engage in carnal activity
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Present participle for to carry out an action to the end
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Present participle for to reach a decision or agreement about
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Present participle for to expose or reveal the true nature or character of
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Present participle for to put securely in place or in the desired position
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Present participle for to bring to completion
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Present participle for to grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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(major in) Present participle for to concentrate on a particular area of study
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Present participle for to identify from a knowledge of appearance or character
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Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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Present participle for to discredit or ridicule something through the exposing of facts or information
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The action of arresting someone
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“Secure each additional board to the furring strips by nailing diagonally through the top edge of the tongue.”
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