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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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I class myself as new and I'm also new to the England scene, so I've got an awful lot of work to do to try and nail down a place.
The exact origins of particular observances and festivals, though, are a little harder to nail down.
That did not nail down the victory: The Knicks' Nazr Mohammed responded with two free throws with 40.
DAVID MOYES may not have been able to nail down the transfer targets he most desired, so he has gone for a short term option with the loan signing of Mikel Arteta until the end of the season.
Exploring the relationship between flat ground and animated "figure," Ryman suggests that space is unfixed, impossible to nail down.
The result is that jurors aren't convinced even by the kind of eyewitness testimony that used to nail down convictions.
JOHN ARNE RIISE has admitted that he will have to raise his standards if he wants to nail down a place in the Liverpool team.
The aim is to nail down the identity and properties of this new entity.
A time when lenders must set up an instantaneous pre-approval system to nail down the loan before anyone else does," says Politis.
Some dancers live with a partially torn nail by avoiding pointe for a few days and thereafter taping the loose nail down with a Band-Aid (only the non-sticky part should touch the nail, please) until a new nail plate forms underneath, which often takes at least three months.
The adjustable depth of drive nose piece assures proper nail down with varying materials.
The five-point win keeps Michael Bradley's men firmly on track to nail down a quarter-final place in the European Challenge Cup after Christmas.