Antonyms for pinning down

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I catch your idea of pinning down his personal interest in the work with the bonus.

These he tried to restrain from time to time, with an air of pinning down the corners of his mouth.

I was disgusted and walked upstairs for the purpose of pinning down my collar, as the button had come off the back of my shirt.

It is a point well taken, though I feel inclined to rebel at the pinning down of form to language alone.

Pinning down the muzzled dog, the mongrel proceeded to improve his hold by grinding his way toward the jugular.

This mode of working wheels will be found very superior to the old one of pinning down the circle of thread.