Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Pinned down to the table as I was, he struck me in the face for that.

Your company was pinned down on a knoll by a battery of field artillery.

He has a thousand pinned down at home—beetles, butterflies, and so forth.

I was then pinned down to the floor by a heavy rafter or something.

Trying to turn and steam back the way they had come, they were pinned down.

All our aircraft, such as haven't been destroyed, are pinned down.

Suppose Manuel or Gabriel or someone else had been pinned down?

Just think how long it is that I have been pinned down here!

Perhaps she is pinned down under the seat where you rescued me!

He seemed to think some one might be pinned down under the seats where he was.