Definition of 'grab'
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Once again he had grabbed a cup goal. The Sun (2017)Shrimps had further chances to grab a second. The Sun (2016)Then the home side grabbed a deserved equaliser. The Sun (2016)We were grabbed and a knife held to my throat. The Sun (2016)The power grab of 1066 was predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She then grabbed hold of the lowered front passenger side window but the 56-year-old put his foot down and sped off. The Sun (2016)Success almost grabbed the winner, thumping his shot straight at Boruc. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The centre-half kept a clean sheet and came closest to grabbing a winner for the bottom club, now five points from safety. The Sun (2016)But those more comfortable with their feet on the ground can grab a beer and enjoy dazzling nightly light shows on what is Downtown's busiest street. The Sun (2016)We can strike gold as a nation if we grab our chances. The Sun (2012)They must be presented in ways that grab the attention of more mature people. The Sun (2013)And they were not flattered when they grabbed the only goal. The Sun (2016)This has provoked claims of a power grab. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We just had to make sure we grabbed the chance. The Sun (2013)Provided most of the threat then grabbed the winner. The Sun (2015)He grabbed cash but fled when the worker pushed the panic button. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He also grabbed a packet of crisps from the bar area. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)Grab some green beer and no other instruments. The Sun (2014)We set out to keep a clean sheet and grab something at the other end. The Sun (2012)It will grab us and hold us and bind us and tangle us up. Christianity Today (2000)So grab your opportunity to tell us which products you think are best. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Always ready to grab chances and act on advice. The Sun (2014)The drawing that grabbed my attention and made me stop looked different from the others. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Could have grabbed a winner and had chances when the service from midfield improved. The Sun (2006)But why the sudden desire for your custom and should you grab the cash? Times, Sunday Times (2015)The game you faced was so precise that she made few errors and there were no free points up for grabs. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Baggies parked the bus and the queue to grab the equaliser formed. The Sun (2016)A woman on a mobility scooter manoeuvred herself to the front of the crowd and attempted to grab his microphone. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'grab'
British English: grab /ɡræb/ VERB
If you grab something, you take it or pick it up roughly.
I grabbed him by the neck.
- American English: grab
- Arabic: يَقْبِضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: agarrar
- Chinese: 抢夺
- Croatian: zgrabiti
- Czech: popadnout
- Danish: gribe
- Dutch: grijpen
- European Spanish: agarrar
- Finnish: tarttua
- French: attraper
- German: ergreifen
- Greek: αρπάζω
- Italian: afferrare
- Japanese: ひっつかむ
- Korean: 움켜잡다
- Norwegian: gripe
- Polish: porwać
- European Portuguese: agarrar
- Romanian: a înșfăca
- Russian: хватать
- Spanish: agarrar asir
- Swedish: ta tag i
- Thai: จับฉวย
- Turkish: kavramak
- Ukrainian: хапати
- Vietnamese: tóm
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