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Spanish translation of “grab”

grab

verb /ɡrab/ (past tense, past participle grabbed)
to seize, grasp or take suddenly
asir, agarrar, coger
He grabbed a biscuit.
to get by rough or illegal means
apropiarse de, arrebatar, echar mano a
Many people tried to grab land when oil was discovered in the district.
grab at phrasal verb to try to grasp, seize or take, not necessarily successfully
tratar de asir/agarrar, intentar agarrar/asir
He grabbed at the boy He grabbed at the chance to leave.
(Definition of grab from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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