Translation of "nail sth down" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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nail sth down

phrasal verb with nail uk /neɪl/ us /neɪl/ verb


informal If you nail down an arrangement or decision, you decide and agree to the details of it.

After a five-hour meeting, we finally nailed down a deal. 开了5个小时的会后,我们最终达成了一项协议。


US informal to understand something completely, or to describe something correctly

We haven't been able to nail down the cause of the fire yet. 我们仍未弄清火灾的起因。

(Translation of “nail sth down” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)