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English definition of “pin sth up”

pin sth up

phrasal verb with pin     /pɪn/ verb [T] (present participle pinning, past tense and past participle pinned)
to fasten something to a wall using a pin: The exam results have been pinned up on the noticeboard.Placing and positioning an object
(Definition of pin sth up from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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