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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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