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Synonyms for nail down

succeed in obtaining a position

make final

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But this season I am looking to push on and try and nail down a spot.
I class myself as new and I'm also new to the England scene, so I've got an awful lot of work to do to try and nail down a place.
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.
5 million former Sporting Lisbon star has failed to nail down a regular starting place for the Magpies since arriving two years ago.
While she has proclaimed that all minorities in Japan should have equal rights, she has yet to nail down a concrete platform.
SPECIAL MISSION: Mark; Hughes is sending a scouting party to Milan to nail down arrangements for Wales' September clash with Italy
Massachusetts Department of Education officials have yet to nail down specific steps needed to transform the program, the first step being from bilingual education to transitional bilingual education.
MICK McCarthy is banking on Ireland's two "Essex boys" to nail down the Republic's place in the World Cup finals.
Since the PPF was put in place, Ginsburg and a coalition of arts organizations that includes Dance/USA hope to work with the INS to nail down concrete processing times for normal applications.