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nailed

verb
past tense of nail

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2 to make final, definite, or beyond dispute
  • this latest infidelity nails it—I'm filing for divorce

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3 to reveal the true nature of
  • an investigative report that nailed the teenage novelist as someone who had plagiarized the works of others

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4 to take or keep under one's control by authority of law
  • the very first time I tried to steal anything, I got nailed

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5 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • the running back saw the pass coming in and nailed it

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“Nailed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nailed. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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