nail on

nail on

To affix something on(to the surface of something) by driving a nail or similar fastener through both. A noun or pronoun can be used between "nail" and "on." I'll hold the post still while you nail the sign on. I just need to nail on this last piece of plywood, and then I'll be done.
See also: nail, on
References in classic literature ?
At last, Uncle Podger would get the spot fixed again, and put the point of the nail on it with his left hand, and take the hammer in his right hand.