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latch on

UK informal
phrasal verb with latch uk   us   /lætʃ/ verb [I or T]
to ​begin to ​understand something: It took me ​ages to ​latch on to what she was ​talking about.
(Definition of latch on from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “latch on”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始明白,开始了解…
in Turkish bir şeyi anlamaya/çakmaya başlamak…
in Russian понять, усечь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始明白,開始瞭解…
in Polish załapać…
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