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seize on/upon sth

verb uk phrasal verb with seize   /siːz/ us  
to use, accept, or take advantage of something quickly or enthusiastically: The story was seized on by the tabloid press, who printed it under huge headlines.
Translations of “seize on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抓住, 揪住, 大加利用…
in Russian подхватить, использовать…
in Turkish benimsemek, kabullenmek, tutmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抓住, 揪住, 大加利用…
in Polish podchwycić coś, wykorzystywać coś…
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