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English definition of “latch onto sth”

latch onto sth

(BECOME CONNECTED) phrasal verb with latch     /lætʃ/ verb [I or T]
to become connected to something: The antibodies work by latching onto proteins on the surfaces of the viruses and bacteria .Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
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