Translation of "grab" - English-Japanese dictionary

grab

verb uk /ɡræb/ us /ɡræb/ present participle grabbing, past tense and past participle grabbed

B1 to take hold of something or someone suddenly with your hand

(いきなり)~をつかむ, ひっつかむ
He grabbed my arm and pulled me away.

informal to quickly take the opportunity to get, use, or enjoy something

(チャンス)をすばやくとらえる, つかみ取る
We’d better get there early, or someone else will grab the best seats.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun [ no plural ] uk /ɡræb/ us /ɡræb/

a sudden attempt to hold, get, or take something

ひっつかむこと, つかみ取ること
The two children both made a grab for the same cake.

(Translation of “grab” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)