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Definición de “grab” en inglés

grab

verb uk   /ɡræb/ (-bb-) us  

grab verb (TAKE WITH HAND)

B1 [I or T] to take hold of something or someone suddenly and roughly: A mugger grabbed her handbag as she was walking across the park. He grabbed (hold of) his child's arm to stop her from running into the road.

grab verb (TAKE OPPORTUNITY)

B2 [T] informal to take the opportunity to get, use, or enjoy something quickly: If you don't grab this opportunity, you might not get another one. We'd better get there early, or someone else will grab the best seats. Let's just grab a quick bite. grab sb's attention C1 to attract someone's attention: With your first sentence you must grab the reader's attention.
Phrasal verbs

grab

noun [C] uk   /ɡræb/ us  
a sudden attempt to hold, get, or take something: The two children both made a grab for the same cake.
grabby
uk   /ˈɡræb.i/ informal us  
Don't be so grabby (= trying to take things for yourself), Shirley. Let the others have their share.
(Definition of grab from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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