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You keep a car in good nick with regular servicing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For more fun and games go to nick. The Sun (2016)She did, and in the nick of time. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I reached him in the nick of time with a kitchen towel. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I just nicked her passport and sent it off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But often, if there was crowd violence, the police would nick people completely at random. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A MUM arrived at hospital in the nick of time to give birth after getting a lift from police. The Sun (2016)We are in good nick at the moment. The Sun (2009)What is certain is that this rhetorical transformation has come just in the nick of time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All he wanted to do was nick them and get them off the street. The Sun (2006)You can get a longer sentence for nicking a car. The Sun (2010)The police will tiptoe away and go and nick a few more motorists. The Sun (2013)His stable was in decent nick before bad weather set in. The Sun (2009)In the end we could have nicked something. The Sun (2009)Cut a small nick in the skin of each tomato. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She is famously in good physical nick. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are outsiders but we can keep up the pressure and we might just nick it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We are more likely to have our cars nicked and our pockets picked. The Sun (2007)For more fun and games go to nick. The Sun (2016)It came in the nick of time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can imagine one getting nicked but 25 is rather a lot. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He doesn't look in bad nick and his mind is very much alive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We won't shut up shop and try to nick something. The Sun (2006)THREE bungling robbers were nicked by police after their bank job getaway descended into farce. The Sun (2009)

Synonyms of 'nick'

prison, can, jail, clink
arrest, apprehend, take into custody, nail

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