nail down

  1. define clearly
    I cannot narrow down the rules for this game
  2. succeed in obtaining a position
    He nailed down a spot at Harvard
  3. make final; put the last touches on; put into final form
    let's finalize the proposal
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How To Use nail down In A Sentence

  • Although it''s hard to nail down these juveniles at this time of year he looks pretty smart. The Sun
  • We haven't been able to nail down the cause of the fire yet.
  • After seeing Milt, he'd call Jolene and nail down a time to have a sit-down with Earl Garf. ABSOLUTE ZERO
  • It looks like the place to nail down a place in the social network where resource sharing and eureka moments follow.
  • It doesn't exactly hurt when they dig but it is uncomfortable like when you chew a nail down to the quick.
  • All the parties seem anxious to nail down a ceasefire.
  • If our goal is to determine the meaning of place in some metaphysical manner, to nail down just what it is we are talking about before we go out and ask what qualifies as a place, we will be frustrated.
  • As an aside, those are two of the toughest acts to nail down in the world of acoustic music these days.
  • Will you nail down that loose board in the floor?
  • Will you nail down that loose board in the floor?
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