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nail

noun [C] uk   /neɪl/ us  

nail noun [C] (METAL)

B2 a small, thin piece of metal with one pointed end and one flat end that you hit into something with a hammer, especially in order to fasten or join it to something else: a three-inch nail I stepped on a nail sticking out of the floorboards. Hammer a nail into the wall and we'll hang the mirror from it.
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nail noun [C] (BODY PART)

B2 a thin, hard area that covers the upper side of the end of each finger and each toe: Stop biting your nails! nail clippers a nail file
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nail

verb uk   /neɪl/ us  

nail verb (FASTEN)

[T + adv/prep] to fasten something with nails: She had nailed a small shelf to the door. A notice had been nailed up on the wall. The lid of the box had been nailed down.

nail verb (CATCH)

[T] slang to catch someone, especially when they are doing something wrong, or to make it clear that they are guilty: The police had been trying to nail those guys for months.
Traducciones de “nail”
en coreano 못, 손톱…
en árabe مِسْمار, ظِفْر…
en francés ongle, clou…
en turco çivi, tırnak…
en italiano chiodo, unghia…
en chino (tradicionál) 金屬, 釘,釘子…
en ruso гвоздь, ноготь…
en polaco gwóźdź, paznokieć…
en español uña, clavo…
en portugués prego, unha…
en alemán der Nagel, nagel…
en catalán clau, ungla…
en japonés くぎ, (手足の)つめ…
en chino (simplificado) 金属, 钉,钉子…
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