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pin downphrasal verb
- 1to make someone unable to move by holding them firmly Two men pinned him down until the police arrived.
- 2to find someone and make them answer a question or tell you something you need to know I need the up-to-date sales figures but I can never pin him down at the office.
to make someone make a decision or say clearly what they think or what they intend to do It's difficult to pin her down to fixing a date for a meeting.jump to other results
pin somebodydown (to something/doing something)
to explain or understand something exactly The cause of the disease is difficult to pin down precisely.jump to other results