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NAIL, A measure of length, equal to two inches and a quarter. Vide Measure.

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But this season I am looking to push on and try and nail down a spot.
The 27-year-old, who made 14 appearances last term, will talk to Bairns but is keen to nail down a regular first-team slot.
Kewell has struggled to nail down a place in the Spaniard's first XI and with his contract up in the summer, he accepts he faces an uphill struggle to remain at Anfield.
It's hard to nail down statistics for unpaid parish volunteers, but there is little doubt that the lion's share of the work is being done by women.
The cellar-dwelling Padres sank deeper into the abyss after their last 19 hitters went down in order, and Baez needed just four pitches to nail down his seventh save with a perfect ninth.
To be sure, they were representing Americans United and the parents, but it is important for your readers to appreciate what it took to gather the evidence, place it in the framework of court decisions and skillfully present it in the form of well-written briefs (legal-factual arguments) and then nail down the case with testimony of witnesses.
For his props and lighting are slightly too regular, too industrial, lacking in the accompanying spooky figures or creatures that would nail down a vampire or ghost narrative.
Comparing haplotypes in healthy and sick people could help researchers nail down which genes are associated with diseases.
IN-RUNNING NOTES: A really difficult race to nail down, despite the small numbers, and through a process of elimination, Kong could be the one to make the running.
How can such an imprecise hammer be used to nail down this problem?
Throughout his career he has only ever been in the papers for the right reasons, when he couldn't nail down a regular place at Charlton he moved on quietly and efficiently with no fuss, and he has always conducted himself with supreme professionalism.
is continuing to nail down leases for Angel Tips Nail Salon owner-operators in the Tri-State region.