Synonyms of pin someone/something down in English:

pin someone/something down


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1‘your supporting troops can just as easily pin down the enemy from a distance’

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confine, trap, hem in, corner, close in, shut in, hedge in, pen in, restrain, entangle, enmesh, immobilize

2‘she tried to pin him down to something definite’

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make someone commit themselves, constrain, force, compel, pressure, put pressure on, pressurize, tie down, nail down

3‘it evoked some distant memory but he couldn't quite pin it down’

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define, put one's finger on, put into words, put words to, express in words, express, designate, name, specify, identify, pinpoint, place, home in on