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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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It is a lively and fun group of artists who are not afraid to try new things and are experts at keeping their edges glued down.
Voyage to the stars project features world class facilities like a state-of-the-art Dry wall technology with high performance light weight internal wall system by RONDO Australia, Zinc facade keeps exteriors of the building maintenance free and protects from bad weather and glass curtain wall brightens the interiors, suspended plumbing fixtures are all suspended in wall cavities, pre-engineered wooden flooring from Germany is completely glued down enhancing the longevity, all shower panels with thermostat functions help in monitoring and maintaining the temperature of water, centralised boiler with energy efficient boiler with a reverse heating technology and pressure booster.
There are plenty of cupboards where the housemates can store their makeup and beauty products, while a wall of identical mirrored sunglasses adds to the boujee feel - although when Mirror Online tried to steal a pair, we discovered they'd all been glued down. Boo.
The screen is glued down to the assembly and most of the components under the hood are held with the help of screws and one standoff screw.
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To increase tension a bit, I glued down a circular patch of felt slightly larger in diameter than the line spool.
The duo battled it out in an intense match and portrayed smart rallies, often finalized by winning shots glued down the line or in opposite the pocket of where the opponent was positioned.
As director it's my job to create a space where we "spin plates" that should never be glued down, no matter how many smash, but instead where we all get comfy with the continual need for tweaking.
The bottom track typically is glued down to the tub with adhesive caulk.
Some cork flooring comes in large tiles that need to be glued down (make sure a formaldehyde-free glue is used), while other tiles are formed into a click system that is backed with chipped cork and has a fiberboard middle layer.
The R Geach, by email A If it's a thin carpet glued down on a concrete floor, I might consider leaving it down, but if you're leaving it because you can be bothered to get rid, that's a compromise I wouldn't make.
That's not to say if it was a thin carpet that was glued down on a concrete floor then I might consider leaving it down, but not just because you can't be bothered.
The envelope was glued down. Police later realised ripping it off the surface was supposed to spark an explosion from an elaborate device.