pin down

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pin [sb] down vtr + adv (hold on the ground)imobilizar vt
 The police officer wrestled the thief to the ground and pinned him down until backup arrived.
pin [sb] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative, informal (force to a decision, statement) (figurado, forçar a algo)encurralar vt
 The reporters asked again and again whether he favored the bill, but they couldn't pin him down.
pin [sb] down on [sth] vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative, informal (force to a decision, statement) (figurado, forçar a algo)encurralar vt
pin [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative, informal, often passive (locate, identify)localizar vt
  identificar vt
 There is a strange noise coming from somewhere in the room but I can't pin down the exact location. The exact time of Julia's disappearance cannot be pinned down.
  Está faltando alguma coisa importante ? Notifique-nos a respeito de erros ou sugestões para que possamos aprimorar o nosso sistema.

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