- n.钉; 别针，扣针，饰针; 大头针; 没价值的东西;
- vt.压住; （用钉等）钉住，钉住，别住，扣住; 用障壁等)围住，关住（俚语）抓住; [军]牵制;
- 复数: pins; PINs;
- 第三人称单数: pins;
- 过去式: pinned;
- 过去分词: pinned;
- 现在分词: pinning;
Chip and PIN is designed to combat credit card fraud.
He supports the group and wears its pin on his lapel.
Prick holes in the paper with a pin.
She'd do anything for a bit of pin money.
Lightly flour a rolling pin.
He was sure he would pin down the enemy between two firing lines.
Any true lover casting a pin into the fountain and gazing into it will see his or her future partner.
They're trying to pin it on us.
I can only pin it down to between 1936 and 1942.
She couldn't pin him down to a date.
The balloon will pop if you put a pin in it.
The doctor put a steel pin in his wrist.
The detective tried to pin the murder on the accused man.
Dad took a pin and pinned the flower to her coat.
He popped the balloon with a pin.
He may call me what names he wishes to use. I don't care a pin for his judgement.
The dressmaker used a pin to fasten the pattern to the cloth.
Pin the pictures together so you don't lose them.
If the collar won't stay in place, I shall have to pin it back.
We should use our secondary forces to pin down several enemy columns.
It was so still you could have heard a pin drop.
The teachers usually pin up the best work on the board.
That ring is not worth a pin.
When he spoke at the meeting, you would hear a pin drop.
The task of their regiment was to pin down one of the flanks of the invading army.
The room was so still that you could have heard a pin drop.
The new card you receive will come with a new personal identification number ( ' , PIN).
Each time you remember the new PIN, you gradually forget the old one.
1. a piece of jewelry that is pinned onto the wearer's garment
2. when a wrestler's shoulders are forced to the mat
3. small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
4. informal terms of the leg;
"fever left him weak on his sticks"
5. axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns
6. cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown
7. flagpole used to mark the position of the hole on a golf green
8. a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
9. a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
10. a club-shaped wooden object used in bowling; set up in groups as a target
1. to hold fast or prevent from moving;
"The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
2. attach or fasten with pins
3. pierce with a pin;
"pin down the butterfly"
4. immobilize a piece
To fix or establish clearly
was finally able to pin down the cause of the disease.
To force (someone) to give firm opinions or precise information
The reporter pinned the governor down on the issue of capital punishment.
To attribute (a wrongdoing or crime)
The murder was pinned on the wrong defendant.
(as) clean (或 neat) as a new pin
extremely clean or neat
for two pins I'd (或 she'd，等) ——
used to indicate that one is very tempted to do something, especially out of annoyance
hear a pin drop
used to describe absolute silence or stillness
on pins and needles
in an agitated state of suspense
pin one's colours to the mast
pin one's ears back
pin one's hopes (或 faith) on
rely heavily on
ministers were pinning their hopes on a big-spending Christmas.
pin someone down
restrict the actions or movement of an enemy by firing at them
pin something down
define something precisely
- pin something down
I can't quite pin my feeling down.
- pin something down