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glue down

To use glue to adhere something to something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "glue" and "down." Have you glued down those pictures yet? The contractor is gluing the kitchen tiles down now.
See also: down, glue
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

glue something down

to fix something down onto something with cement. Glue the edge of the rug down before someone trips over it. You should glue down the rug.
See also: down, glue
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The pins are removed as students continue to glue down photographs to each individual shape.
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One poor guest house owner recounted the horrific stabbing he suffered at the hands of two male guests, while another said she had to install CCTV cameras to keep an eye on guests and had had to glue down vases and ornaments to prevent them being stolen.
STEP 4: Once you have covered that area, cut around the sole of the boot to remove any ragged sections and glue down any missing bits.
As pieces were cut, some students saved them to glue down at the end and others glued as they cut.
Using the chalk lines as a guide, glue down the border pavers along the house and two sides of the patio (Photo 2).
"He slammed the glue down on the table and it hit May's hand, causing her to lose her temper.
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