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seize on/upon sth

phrasal verb with seize
 
 
/siːz/ verb [T]
to quickly use something that will give you an advantage: Her story was seized upon by the press.Advantage and disadvantage
Translations of “seize on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抓住, 揪住, 大加利用…
in Russian подхватить, использовать…
in Turkish benimsemek, kabullenmek, tutmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抓住, 揪住, 大加利用…
in Polish podchwycić coś, wykorzystywać coś…
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