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  1. pin down, peg down, nail down, narrow down, narrow, specifyverb

    define clearly

    "I cannot narrow down the rules for this game"

    Synonyms:
    particularise, constrict, qualify, narrow, pin up, destine, nail, peg down, fix, trap, delineate, determine, particularize, assign, define, specify, finalise, intend, nail down, contract, designate, specialize, delimit, specialise, constringe, peg, set apart, delimitate, stipulate, limit, set, condition, finalize, narrow down, settle

  2. trap, pin downverb

    place in a confining or embarrassing position

    "He was trapped in a difficult situation"

    Synonyms:
    trap, ensnare, entrap, nail down, narrow, peg down, immobilize, snare, trammel, narrow down, specify, pin, pin up, immobilise

  3. pin down, pin upverb

    attach with or as if with a pin

    "pin up a picture"

    Synonyms:
    trap, pin up, nail down, specify, peg down, narrow down, narrow

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How to use pin down in a sentence?

  1. Kunho Lee:

    The supply will be overflowing at that point but it's difficult to pin down the exact order of magnitude, an educated guess is that we are unlikely to be in the market for the rest of the year.

  2. Hennepin County Judge Regina Chu:

    This is not a cop found guilty of murder for using his knee to pin down a person for nine minutes as he gasped for air, this is not a cop found guilty of manslaughter for intentionally drawing his firearm and shooting across his partner to kill an unarmed woman as she approached his car. This is a cop who made a tragic mistake. She drew her firearm thinking it was a Taser, and ended up killing a young man.

  3. Enid Bagnold:

    Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything. To Why am I here? To uselessness. It's the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it's a cactus.

  4. Andrew King:

    Without a doubt( climate change) is a huge threat to human civilization, it's the details that we need to pin down.


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