pin (someone or something) against (someone or something)

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pin (someone or something) against (someone or something)

To shove someone or something up against someone or something else and forcefully hold them or it in place. The car slammed into the man and pinned him against the tree. Pin the tarpaulin against the ground while I nail it down. The bully pinned me against his friend, demanding I give him my lunch money.
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pin someone or something against something

to press and hold someone or something against something. The police pinned the mugger against the wall and put handcuffs on him. The wildlife veterinarian pinned the rhino against the walls of the enclosure and subdued it so it could be treated.
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Gonzales (4-2) was the clear aggressor and had Fujisawa's (5-1-0) back before pinning him against the cage to slap the standing guillotine choke.
Stevens, of John Gregor Place, also Lochwinnoch, was handed the sentence in November last year after admitting assault to his victim's severe injury by repeatedly punching and kicking him on the head and body and pinning him against a car.
Mr Vijay described how he "jumped out of the way" of the machine, which missed him "by a couple of inches" - the digger then stopped and reversed towards him, pinning him against the wall.
On June 19, Yelchin was leaving his Studio City home to meet with friends when his 2015 Grand Cherokee Jeep rolled down his driveway, fatally pinning him against a brick pillar and his security fence. According to (http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/jeep-killed-anton-yelchin-recalled-dangerous-error-article-1.2680334) New York Daily News , the 2015 Grand Cherokee had been recalled just months prior to Yelchin's death.
In the tenth round Dickinson pounced, catching him flush in the face with both fists, then pinning him against the ropes before the contest was called off two minutes and 33 seconds into the round.
A WEDNESFIELD shopkeeper bravely defied a would-be armed robber by pinning him against the shop counter after having pepper spray aimed at him.
But Tony was accused of bringing about his brother's death by pinning him against a bench.
Alfie Green rushed to help Lawrence Haygarth when the two-tonne Belgian blue charged the 69-year-old farmer, pinning him against a wall as he tried to move a herd of cows.
The 46-year-old suffered the horrendous leg injuries when the car collided with him in Leighton Road, pinning him against a wall.
When he executes one of those bicycle kicks like the shows tealer s against Galatasaray and Bolton last season, you want to pin a medal to his chest - but when he flounders in such limited company, you feel like pinning him against a wall and slapping his chops with a wet fish.
Thomas Lothian, 37, and Christopher Thorburn, 17, pulled a 12-inch blade on Ryan Kelly after pinning him against a wall.
Crowe responded in explosive fashion by pinning him against a wall.
The vehicle rolled forward pinning him against the aircraft according to The Associated Press.
The wedding photographer, who made headlines with his hopeless camera work, had admitted threatening Mark Fry and pinning him against a shop shutter.
The pair worked together at a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet in Darlington, and Ford had told pals that Mr Gatenby had humiliated him earlier by pinning him against a wall.