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latch onto sb

informal
phrasal verb with latch uk   us   /lætʃ/ verb [I or T]
to ​stayclose to someone or ​spend a lot of ​time with someone, usually when they do not ​want you near: She ​latched onto me as ​soon as she ​arrived, and I had to ​spend the ​rest of the ​eveningtalking to her.
(Definition of latch onto sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “latch onto sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 缠上(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 纏上(某人)…
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