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Construction VocabularyPlay
Used frequently in discussions about building or repairing things. SlideThe carpenter sorted different-sized nails before starting work.
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Metaphoric UsesPlay
Sometimes used metaphorically to mean a crucial point in an argument or theory. SlideHer argument had one final nail to prove her point.
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Collocations MatterPlay
Often collocates with 'hammer' when talking about the action of using it. SlideMake sure to hold the nail steady while you hammer it in.