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nab

verb [T] uk   us   /næb/ (-bb-) informal
to take something suddenly, or to catch or arrest a criminal: Undercover police officers nabbed the men at the airport. Someone nabbed my apple when I wasn't looking!
Translations of “nab”
in Vietnamese tóm cổ…
in Spanish pillar…
in Thai จับ…
in Malaysian mencekup…
in French attraper…
in German schnappen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶奪,猛然抓住, 抓獲,逮捕(罪犯)…
in Indonesian menangkap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢夺,猛然抓住, 抓获,逮捕(罪犯)…
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