Significado de “snatch at sth” - Diccionario inglés

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snatch at sth

phrasal verb with snatch uk /snætʃ/ us /snætʃ/ verb [ T ]

to try to take hold of something:

A man snatched at my bag, but he didn't get it.

UK to try to use an opportunity quickly before it disappears:

I was desperate to find a way out of teaching so when this job came along I snatched at it.

(Definición de snatch at sth de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)