nail on(redirected from nailing 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.
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