clamp (something) on(to) (something)

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clamp (something) on(to) (something)

To attach something to another object or surface. First, you need to clamp that tool onto the table.
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clamp something on(to) something

 and clamp something on
to press or squeeze something onto something else. Clamp this board onto the workbench. Clear a place near the edge of the table, and then clamp on the meat grinder.
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Before she could do anything one of the dogs clamped onto her 14-year-old dog Mollie which squealed.
The dog clamped onto the victim's right leg and would not release for one to two minutes as she screamed for help.
The dog clamped onto his arm and wouldn't let go of its grip until a man called Robert Dickinson of nearby Copley Avenue hit it with a shovel.
A STAPS head unit is simply clamped onto the upstream side of the steam trap, avoiding the need to isolate processes or cut into pipework, for rapid installation and commissioning.
Love locks are padlocks which couples clamped onto fences or any public monuments to express their love.
The first was a paint test cell, in which a glass tube is clamped onto a steel plate with an O-ring to keep the point of contact watertight.
The car was clamped onto a cradle and then lifted into the air by a Sikorsky Helicopter.
Your own hair is clamped onto the extentions, which can be loosened or removed at any time.
The animal clamped onto his right leg, with Owen falling to the floor before being dragged along the ground.
chips in plastic guards, which are clamped onto the patch cord.
As I was trying to do that one of the dogs just clamped onto my right hand.
He clamped onto his rider's leg and thrashed him around a bit.
The discharger, clamped onto the muzzle of an SMLE, was designed to fire a Mills-pattern hand grenade using a special .
The component clamped onto long tubes of a harrow, which drags spikes over sod to break it up for better seeding.