grab


grab
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noun
Grab is used after these nouns: ↑land
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verb
ADVERB
suddenly
quickly
VERB + GRAB
try to
manage to

He managed to grab a couple of hours' sleep.

PREPOSITION
at

I grabbed at his arm as he ran past.

by

As he walked past the boys, one of them grabbed him by the arm.

from

Somebody tried to grab her handbag from her.

PHRASES
grab hold of sth

He grabbed hold of a handrail to save himself from falling.

Grab is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑hand
Grab is used with these nouns as the object: ↑arm, ↑attention, ↑backpack, ↑bag, ↑ball, ↑beer, ↑belongings, ↑bite, ↑blanket, ↑broom, ↑cellphone, ↑chair, ↑chance, ↑coat, ↑control, ↑drink, ↑edge, ↑end, ↑hand, ↑headline, ↑hold, ↑imagination, ↑jacket, ↑limelight, ↑lunch, ↑pen, ↑pencil, ↑phone, ↑purse, ↑rail, ↑receiver, ↑rein, ↑rifle, ↑rope, ↑sandwich, ↑seat, ↑shower, ↑slice, ↑snack, ↑soda, ↑spotlight, ↑suitcase, ↑taxi, ↑toy, ↑wheel

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • grab — [grab] vt. grabbed, grabbing [prob. < MDu grabben, akin to ON grapa, GRASP < IE base * ghrebh > Sans grabh , to seize] 1. to seize or snatch suddenly; take roughly and quickly 2. to get possession of by unscrupulous methods ☆ 3. Slang to …   English World dictionary

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