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idioms involving nail
Tooth and nail
With every available means
We will have to fight tooth and nail to get back the market share we lost.
To perform perfectly
The opera singer couldn't reach the high note in rehearsal but she nailed it on opening night.
To establish clearly
The diplomats worked all night to nail down the details of the peace treaty.
A tense situation or close contest
The final football game was a real nail-biter.
Hit the nail on the head
To be exactly right, to express perfectly
Several members tried to explain the problem but only Ando-san hit the nail on the head.