seize on/upon sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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seize on/upon sth

phrasal verb with seize uk   us   /siːz/ verb
to use, ​accept, or take ​advantage of something ​quickly or ​enthusiastically: The ​story was ​seized on by the ​tabloidpress, who ​printed it under ​hugeheadlines.
(Definition of seize on/upon sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “seize on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抓住, 揪住, 大加利用…
in Turkish benimsemek, kabullenmek, tutmak…
in Russian подхватить, использовать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抓住, 揪住, 大加利用…
in Polish podchwycić coś, wykorzystywać coś…
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