Meaning of CLAMP in English
Clamp is used after these nouns: ↑ wheel
▪ firmly , tight , tightly
Clamp the pieces of wood together while the glue sets.
▪ in place
Parts are ~ed in place with a special machine.
▪ around , round ( esp. BrE )
She ~ed her arms around him.
▪ on , onto
He ~ed his hand firmly onto Jack's shoulder.
A large hand ~ed over her mouth.
The dog's jaws were ~ed to my leg.
▪ ~ed between your teeth
He had a large cigar ~ed between his teeth.
▪ ~ shut
His mouth ~ed shut.
to ~ down hard on bullying
Clamp is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ hand
Clamp is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ jaw , ↑ tooth , ↑ umbilical cord
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012