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latch on

UK informal
phrasal verb with latch uk   us   /lætʃ/ verb [I or T]
to begin to understand something: It took me ages to latch on to what she was talking about.
Translations of “latch on”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始明白,開始瞭解…
in Russian понять, усечь…
in Turkish bir şeyi anlamaya/çakmaya başlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始明白,开始了解…
in Polish załapać…
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