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glom onto sth/sb

US informal
phrasal verb with glom uk   /ɡlɒm/  us   /ɡlɑːm/ verb
to become very interested in something such as a new idea or fashion or in someone: Retailers are glomming onto a new fashion among teens for outsize clothes. This guy glommed onto me at Tasha's party and wouldn't take no for an answer. to get or take something that you want: He's glommed onto a couple of my comics and I can't get them back off him.
Translations of “glom onto sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 對…產生強烈興趣, 對…著迷, 偷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对…产生强烈兴趣, 对…着迷, 偷…
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