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British English: /neɪl/
American English: /neɪl/

Translation of nail in Italian:


transitive verb


a nail in somebody's coffin

un brutto colpo per qualcuno

to hit the nail on the head

cash on the nail

(denaro) sull'unghia o in contanti

to be as hard o as tough as nails

avere il cuore duro

to fight tooth and nail

combattere con le unghie e con i denti (against contro)

to nail one's colours to the mast

= dichiarare la propria posizione in modo netto e definitivo

to nail it

farcela alla grande
you really nailed it!
l'hai fatto benissimo!

Phrasal verbs

nail down:

1 nail down [something], nail [something] down 1.1 1.2 [figurative] (define)
definire (agreement, policy)
2 nail [somebody] down
inchiodare (person)
to nail somebody down to a time, date, price
costringere qualcuno a fissare una data, un appuntamento, un prezzo

nail up:

nail up [something], nail [something] up 1.1
attaccare (picture, sign)
(board up) sprangare (doors, windows)
(seal) inchiodare (box, crate)
Definition of nail in:
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