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latch onto sb

informal
phrasal verb with latch uk   us   /lætʃ/ verb [I or T]
to stay close to someone or spend a lot of time with someone, usually when they do not want you near: She latched onto me as soon as she arrived, and I had to spend the rest of the evening talking to her.
Translations of “latch onto sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 纏上(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缠上(某人)…
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