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nail sth down

phrasal verb with nail uk   us   /neɪl/ verb [T] informal
to ​agree the details of a decision, an ​agreement, etc. so that something can ​happen: The decision of who would be ​appointed Chief Executive was made months before the other ​terms of the ​merger were ​nailed down. The ​government hopes to nail down a ​deal with China by year's end.
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