peg down


verb

(tr, adverb) to make (a person) committed to a course of action or bound to follow rulesyou won't peg him down to any decision

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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Example sentences from the Web for peg down

  • Now the rules for a peg-down fishing match are few and simple.

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