Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


pin sb down

(GET DETAILS) phrasal verb with pin verb (-nn-)
How to pronounce pin in British English
How to pronounce pin in American English
View dictionary definition of pin sb down »
(Pronunciation of pin sb down (GET DETAILS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “pin sb down”

Word of the Day


to pour liquid slowly over something, especially in a thin line or in small drops

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More