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English verb: snatch up

1. snatch up (contact) to grasp hastily or eagerly


SamplesBefore I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone.


Synonymssnap, snatch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)clutch, prehend, seize


Narrower (hyponym)swoop, swoop up









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