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screw something (on) (to something)

to attach something to something by the use of screws or other threaded fasteners. Screw the bracket onto the wall, will you? Screw on the bracket to the wall.

screw

1. tv. & in. to copulate [with] someone. (Very old. Usually objectionable.) The sailor wanted to screw somebody bad.
2. tv. & in. to cheat or deceive someone. You can count on somebody screwing you at a traveling carnival.
3. n. an act of copulation. (Usually objectionable.) The sailor said he needed a good screw.
4. n. a person with whom one can copulate. (Usually objectionable.) His teeth are crooked and his hands are callused, but he’s a good screw.
5. n. a jailer. (Very old. Underworld.) See if you can get the screw’s attention.
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