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nail down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nail down, nail, pegverb

    succeed in obtaining a position

    "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

  2. pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specifyverb

    define clearly

    "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

  3. finalize, finalise, settle, nail downverb

    make final; put the last touches on; put into final form

    "let's finalize the proposal"

Wiktionary

  1. nail downverb

    to attach with nails

  2. nail downverb

    to make something (e.g. a decision or plan) firm or certain

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  1. nail down

    "Nail down" is an idiomatic phrase, generally used in two contexts. The first indicates the finalization or confirmation of details, facts, or plans. The second refers to the act of securing or fastening something with literal or figurative nails. In both meanings, "nail down" symbolizes firmly setting or establishing something.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nail down in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nail down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of nail down in a Sentence

  1. Matt Taylor:

    We're using that to kind of nail down where we think we should be looking harder, once we get identification of where the lander is, that will give us a better fix on what we believe the illumination conditions are and a better idea of when we should expect the lander to have sufficient illumination to start charging its batteries and come back online.

  2. Kurt Volker:

    Heard from White House -- assuming President Z convinces trump he will investigate /' get to the bottom of what happened' in 2016, we will nail down date for visit to Washington.

  3. Gary Shaw:

    These kinds of studies, they don’t nail down the specifics, they nail down the grand overarching view of something as a signal to look here. It’s not saying anything is good or bad here.

  4. Brad Parscale:

    President Trumps rally and endorsement in Mississippi undoubtedly had an impact and helped Governor Reeves nail down Governor Reeves victory, governor Reeves will be a tremendous conservative leader for Mississippians in fighting for freedom and keeping taxes low. Governor Reeves will also be a key ally as 2020 approaches and President Trump continues building momentum for re-election. Virginia Democrats sawHood as their strongest nominee in nearly a generation in a conservative state where Kentucky Republicans have been governor for 24 of the past 28 years. There were concerns in advance of the race that Mississippis Jim Crow-era election process could have made the election difficult to decide.The states 1890 constitution requires a statewide candidate to win a majority of both the popular vote and an electoral vote, with one electoral vote awarded to the top vote-getter in each of 122 state House districts. If nobody had won both, the election would have beendecided by the state The GOP, now controlled by Kentucky Republicans. Sen. Rand Paul campaigns for President Trump at Keep America Great Rally in Lexington, Kentucky. The GOP Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks at President Trump's Keep America Great rally in Lexington, Kentucky. Headlininga fired-up rally at Rupp Arena in Lexington on Monday night, President Trump jokingly acknowledged that the elections could be seen as a barometer of President Trump popular support amid Democrats impeachment inquiry. If Republicanstriumphed, President Trump remarked, the media wouldcover it as a.

  5. Derek Scissors:

    U.S.-China talks change very quickly from hot to cold but, the longer it takes to nail down the easy phase 1, the harder it is to imagine a phase 2 breakthrough.

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