Translation of "nab" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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nabverb [ T ]

uk /næb/ us /næb/ -bb- informal

to take something suddenly, or to catch or arrest a criminal

抢夺,猛然抓住;抓获,逮捕(罪犯)
Undercover police officers nabbed the men at the airport. 便衣警察在机场将那些人逮捕。
Someone nabbed my apple when I wasn't looking! 有人趁我没注意抢走了我的苹果!

(Translation of “nab” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)