grabverbuk us /ɡræb/ (-bb-)
grab verb (TAKE WITH HAND)
grab verb (TAKE OPPORTUNITY)
- The visiting team grabbed an equaliser just before half time.
- One young fan managed to grab an autograph as the player was getting on to the coach.
- You won't get many opportunities, so you need to grab any chances that you get.
- We can grab a bite to eat before the film starts.
- She grabbed the chance to play the title role when the leading actor was taken ill.
grabnoun [C]uk us /ɡræb/