ţʵ

nail noun

1 on the fingers/toes

ADJ. long | short | sharp | healthy, strong | brittle | broken | manicured, well-kept | painted, polished (See also fingernail and toenail.)

VERB + NAIL bite, chew | do, manicure Do your nails after your bath as they will be softer. | scrub | clip, cut, trim | file | paint, polish, varnish | dig He screamed as she dug her nails into his shoulders.

NAIL + VERB break, split | bite/dig into sth

NAIL + NOUN brush | clippers, scissors | file | polish, varnish

PREP. under your ~ There was dirt under his nails.

2 piece of metal

ADJ. long | small | six-inch, etc. | loose | protruding | bent | rusty | brass, iron, etc. | masonry, upholstery, wood

VERB + NAIL drive (in), hammer (in), knock (in) | pull out, remove

NAIL + NOUN head | hole | bomb