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English definition of “nail”


verb     /neɪl/
nail sth down/on/to, etc to fasten something with nails: There was a ' private property ' sign nailed to the tree .Fastening and tying
[T] mainly US informal to catch someone who has committed a crime : They eventually nailed him for handling stolen goods .Arresting and charging
(Definition of nail verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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