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English definition of “pin sb down”

pin sb down

(GET DETAILS) phrasal verb with pin     /pɪn/ verb (-nn-)
to make someone provide details about something or make a decision about something: I've tried asking Stephanie, but she's proving difficult to pin down to a particular date .Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
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