Phrasal Verb 'fasten'

We have 5 phrasal verb definition related to 'fasten'.

Fasten down

Meaning:

Tie something so that it doesn't move

Example:

We FASTENED it DOWN to keep the wind from blowing it away.

Fasten on

Meaning:

Give attention to something that confirms your beliefs

Example:

They have FASTENED ON the speech as a source of inspiration.

Fasten onto

Meaning:

Follow someone closely, normally when they don't want your company

Example:

He FASTENED ONTO the minister on his visit and asked him repeatedly about the scandal.

Fasten onto

Meaning:

Give attention to something that confirms your beliefs

Example:

They FASTEN ONTO any figures that they think can support their case.

Fasten up

Meaning:

Close, attach

Example:

FASTEN UP your seatbelts.