clutch at sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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clutch at sth

phrasal verb with clutch uk   us   /klʌtʃ/ verb [I or T]
to ​try very hard to ​hold something: Feeling herself ​fall, she ​clutched at a ​branch.
(Definition of clutch at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clutch at sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 努力抓住…
in Turkish tutmaya/kavramaya çalışmak/çabalamak…
in Russian хвататься за что-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 努力抓住…
in Polish trzymać się czegoś kurczowo…
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