hammer down(redirected from hammers down)
To use a hammer to fix something in place and/or make it even with the area around it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hammer" and "down." Hey, hammer down these tiles before someone trips!
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hammer something down
to pound something down even with the surrounding surface. Hammer all the nails down so that none of them will catch on someone's shoe. Hammer down all these nails!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.