clinch


clinch
01. The Maple Leafs have [clinched] a place in the finals with this win over the Canucks.
02. We should be able to [clinch] the deal during our meeting with the client this afternoon.
03. The interview went really well, so I'm pretty sure that I've [clinched] the job.
04. If he can [clinch] this sale, he'll make a fortune.
05. The entire office celebrated when the deal was [clinched].
06. The fact that the job allowed him the flexibility to spend time with his newborn baby was the real [clincher].
07. I'm sure I can [clinch] the deal if I can just get the company executives to sit down and look over the details with me.
08. Despatie's last dive was simply outstanding and should [clinch] the gold medal for the Canadian diver.
09. The Edmonton Oilers [clinched] their fifth Stanley Cup win with a victory over Boston in the fifth game of the series.
10. A late goal [clinched] the win.
11. She [clinched] the title with a win over her main rival in straight sets.
12. We have found just the witness we need to [clinch] this case. She actually saw him with the bloody knife in his hand.
13. It looks like Harper will get enough votes to [clinch] the nomination on this second ballot.
14. New Jersey has [clinched] a trade with the Raptors that sees Vince Carter going to the Nets in exchange for three other players and a pair of first round draft picks.
15. The real [clincher] in the case was a spot of blood that was linked to the murderer through DNA analysis.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Clinch — Sm Umklammerung, Nahkampf per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. In der Sprache der Boxer entlehnt aus ne. clinch, einer Ableitung von ne. clinch umklammern , einer Nebenform von ne. clench, dieses aus ae. clencan. Heute wird vor allem im… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Clinch — is to fix or secure (a nail or bolt, for example) by hammering down or flattening the end that protrudes or the act of fastening together in this way. It can also refer to: A nail or device to hold in this way. Clinching (metalworking) The Clinch …   Wikipedia

  • Clinch — (kl[i^]nch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clinched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clinching}.] [OE. clenchen, prop. causative of clink to cause to clink, to strike; cf. D. klinken to tinkle, rivet. See {Clink}.] 1. To hold firmly; to hold fast by grasping or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clinch — (kl[i^]nch), n. 1. The act or process of holding fast; that which serves to hold fast; a grip; a grasp; a clamp; a holdfast; as, to get a good clinch of an antagonist, or of a weapon; to secure anything by a clinch. [1913 Webster] 2. A pun. Pope …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clinch — [klintʃ, klinʃ] der; [e]s <aus gleichbed. engl. clinch zu to clinch »umklammern«> das Umklammern u. Festhalten des Gegners im Boxkampf; m Clinch liegen: heftig miteinander streiten …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • clinch — clinch; clinch·er; clinch·ing·ly; un·clinch; …   English syllables

  • clinch — [klɪntʆ] verb [transitive] to finally succeed in getting or winning something: • Advertising creates the interest, but personal selling clinches the deal. * * * clinch UK US /klɪnʃ/ verb [T] ► to get or win something at the end of a long process …   Financial and business terms

  • clinch — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS sport nel pugilato: corpo a corpo serrato in cui i due contendenti si immobilizzano reciprocamente impedendo azioni di offesa: rifugiarsi in clinch Sinonimi: nodo. {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1910. ETIMO: der. di… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Clinch — [klɪn(t)ʃ] der; (e)s; nur Sg; meist mit jemandem im Clinch liegen / in den Clinch gehen gespr, meist hum; mit jemandem Streit haben / bekommen …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • Clinch — Clinch, v. i. To hold fast; to grasp something firmly; to seize or grasp one another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clinch — (spr. Klintsch), 1) Fluß in der nordamerikanischen Union, entspringt in Virginien, geht über nach Tennessee u. mündet hier in den Tennessee; 2) (Clinch Mountain, spr. Klintsch Manntän), Gebirg zwischen diesem u. dem Holstonflusse im südlichen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon