nail verb Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “nail” - Learner’s Dictionary


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
Translations of “nail”
in Chinese (Traditional) 釘牢, 用釘子釘,將…釘牢…
in Russian поймать, уличить…
in Turkish suç işleyen bir kişiyi yakalamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钉牢, 用钉子钉,将…钉牢…
in Polish przyszpilić, nakryć…
(Definition of nail verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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