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nail downFirm or certain.Rate it:

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nail downTo attach with nails.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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on the nail(of payment) without delayRate it:

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nail biterA nervous or uncomfortable situation.Rate it:

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nail biterAn engaging or exciting cliffhanger.Rate it:

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final nail in the coffinSomething that is ultimately responsible for a previously prospective demise or failure.Rate it:

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another nail in one's coffinOne in a series of factors which lead, or purport to lead, to downfall.Rate it:

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dumber than a door-nailSomeone who is just stupid, and doesn't even know what doornail means anyway so isn't really insulted by the term anyway.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the head!To do something perfectly, to give a textbook answer to a question that shows you grasp the concept at hand.Rate it:

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nail biterOne who bites or chews his or her fingernails.Rate it:

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tooth and nailViciously; with all one’s strength or power; without holding back..Rate it:

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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.Rate it:

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buttoned-downAlternative form of button-down.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause to become less agitated.Rate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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gulp downTo eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.Rate it:

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pin downTo attach or secure with pins.Rate it:

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pipe downTo be quiet; to refrain from being noisy.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.Rate it:

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shut downTo close, terminate, or end.Rate it:

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strip downTo remove all of one's clothing.Rate it:

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zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.Rate it:

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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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cool downTo become cooler, to be reduced in temperature.Rate it:

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quiet downTo become quieter.Rate it:

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cool downTo become less agitated.Rate it:

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fall downTo fall to the ground.Rate it:

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scarf downTo eat something quickly.Rate it:

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die downTo become less virulent.Rate it:

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knock downTo hit or knock (something), intentionally or accidentally, so that it falls.Rate it:

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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batten downTo close or make watertight, referring to hatches and cargo.Rate it:

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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.Rate it:

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bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:

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bear downTo intensify one's efforts.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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beat downTo strike with great force.Rate it:

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beat downTo haggle someone to sell at a lower price.Rate it:

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beat downTo severely beat someone up.Rate it:

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bed downTo lie down to sleep for the night, usually of livestock or machinery.Rate it:

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boil down toto be equivalent to; to reduce to.Rate it:

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