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English definition of “nail sb down”
nail sb down
— phrasal verb with nail
›to make someone give you exactdetails or a decision about something: I haven't managed to nail him down to a dateyet.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
Come on – you can do it! Phrasal verbs with ‘come’.
by Liz Walter,
November 19, 2014
As part of an occasional series on the tricky subject of phrasal verbs, this blog looks at ones formed with the verb ‘come’. If you are reading this blog, I’m sure you already know come from, as it is one of the first things you learn in class: I come from Scotland/Spain.
informal a person who marries in later life Newly retired and now newlywed – rise of the ‘silver splicers’ Reaching pension age becomes a trigger to tie the knot as baby-boomers begin to redefine retirement