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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “nab”

nab

verb [T]     /næb/ (-bb-) informal
to take something suddenly, or to catch or arrest a criminal
搶奪,猛然抓住;抓獲,逮捕(罪犯)
Undercover police officers nabbed (= caught) the men at the airport.
便衣員警在機場逮捕那些人。
Someone nabbed my apple when I wasn't looking!
有人趁我沒注意搶走了我的蘋果!
Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of thingsArresting and chargingStealing
(Definition of nab verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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