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In addition to the idioms beginning with nail, also see bite one's nails; fight tooth and nail; hard as nails; hit the bull's-eye (nail on the head); on the nail.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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