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English definition of “grab”

grab

verb (TAKE OPPORTUNITY)    /ɡræb/ (-bb-)
B2 [T] informal to take the opportunity to get, use, or enjoy something quickly : If you don't grab this opportunity , you might not get another one. We'd better get there early, or someone else will grab the best seats . Let's just grab a quick bite .Having in your hands grab sb's attention C1 to attract someone's attention : With your first sentence you must grab the reader's attention .
(Definition of grab verb (TAKE OPPORTUNITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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