horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits
a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener
a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard
attach something somewhere by means of nails
"nail the board onto the wall"
collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop(verb)
take into custody
"the police nabbed the suspected criminals"
quail at, cop, uplift, peck, hook, savvy, hear, complete, get, dig, percolate, hold back, glom, nail down, pass with flying colors, perk up, smash, arrest, gather up, get word, nab, snitch, boom, call for, see, find out, turn back, grasp, perk, halt, gain vigor, knock off, ace, compass, receive, sweep through, stop, sail through, get the picture, pinpoint, collar, turn around, apprehend, get a line, comprehend, lift up, peg, intoxicate, pick up, breeze through, contain, elate, catch, thieve, blast, grok, learn, get wind, hold, collect, discover, check
smash, nail, boom, blast(verb)
"He smashed a 3-run homer"
boom out, cop, shoot, crush, bankrupt, complete, thunder, nail down, pass with flying colors, smash, arrest, bang up, nab, din, smash up, ruin, boom, demolish, pillory, break, breeze through, ace, blare, sweep through, sail through, pinpoint, collar, apprehend, savage, peg, thrive, pick up, expand, flourish, crucify, blast, dash, knock down, shell
nail down, nail, peg(verb)
succeed in obtaining a position
"He nailed down a spot at Harvard"
peg down, sweep through, apprehend, pass with flying colors, collar, peg, blast, nab, settle, breeze through, sail through, pin down, narrow down, specify, ace, finalise, nail down, complete, pick up, pinpoint, finalize, boom, arrest, cop, narrow, smash
breeze through, ace, pass with flying colors, sweep through, sail through, nail(verb)
succeed at easily
"She sailed through her exams"; "You will pass with flying colors"; "She nailed her astrophysics course"
"can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"
complete a pass
sweep through, fill in, collar, breeze through, dispatch, finish, fill out, discharge, sail through, peg, ace, pass with flying colors, apprehend, nail down, complete, pick up, pinpoint, nab, make out, boom, arrest, cop, blast, smash
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The most beautiful painting holds by a hard nail. (La plus belle peinture - Tient par un clou dur.)
When we had it looked at, they [the archaeologists] could tell that the nail was very old, it was a hand-forged nail, which helps date it back to that time period, we feel.
This whole beautiful enterprise that we have been working on for five years is at stake. It was do or die. When Jimmy (Nail) knew that, he said. 'Let's go. Let's do it. Let's save this show'.
I think it's really important to understand that they have fought tooth and nail to prevent this evidence from becoming public which we believe the world should see. We believe everyone should see this evidence because they have the right to know the truth.
When I joined the cancer hospital, I started checking blood, hair and nail samples of cancer patients and found they have very clear-cut symptoms of arsenic poisoning, i saw 6 and 7-year-old children coming with cancer. These children don't chew tobacco or smoke. It was very disturbing, and I could not sleep. Slowly, I adjusted.
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