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fasten

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take or bring someone down a peg (or two)

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one of the units in a course, as on an ascending or descending scale

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a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc

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informal terms for the leg

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a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument

a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

succeed in obtaining a position

pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into

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fasten or secure with a wooden pin

stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations

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Like Yorkshire had done earlier, Derbyshire kept pegging away with the ball and left-arm spinners Tom Knight and Chesney Hughes got through their overs cheaply with pacemen Tim Groenewald and Steffan Jones applying the pressure later on.
Vishal Chauhan scored for USPA, but Saharan's slice from almost the centre of the field shot straight to the goal post as Rissala kept pegging away.
To be fair to the player, he just kept pegging away and now a lot of his critics have egg on their faces.
They kept pegging away and we owe a big thanks to the crowd who really kept us going, especially after United scored.
Griff kept pegging away with Richard Kay rattling a post and some five minutes into injury time Jones was fouled in the area but Pring dived to his right to keep out Lee Bateman's penalty to adequately sum up Griff's afternoon