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To fasten or join together with a nail or nails
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“Water gushed through as they began to nail another board in place.”
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To apprehend or catch someone, especially a suspected criminal
“I can assure you that our office and the sheriff's department will do everything that's required to nail the killer.”
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To expose or reveal the true nature or character of
“The book sets out to nail the lies and myths about the man, to set the record straight.”
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To take possession of
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“She went back to being a nurse with a plan to nail herself a rich doctor, or at least his money.”
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To finalize or settle
“Rosenberg would haggle for a year before finally managing to nail the deal.”
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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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To engage in carnal activity
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To carry out an action to the end
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To pass or progress through quickly and easily
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To reach a decision or agreement about
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To expose or reveal the true nature or character of
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To bring to completion
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To meet a set of requirements
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To grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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(major in) To concentrate on a particular area of study
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To identify from a knowledge of appearance or character
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To be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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(of a candidate) To be successful in (an examination, test, or course)
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Plural for a small metal spike with a broadened flat head
“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.”
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Plural for a horny covering on the upper surface of the tips of fingers and toes
“She tried to zip the suitcase shut and broke a nail in the process.”
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Plural for a thin, pointed piece of metal, wood, or other rigid material
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Plural for a curved or bent material used for catching hold of or hanging things on
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Plural for a sharp or resounding hit or blow
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Plural for the action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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