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Translation of "grab" - English-Spanish dictionary

grab

verb   /ɡræb/ ( present participle grabbing, past tense and past participle grabbed)
B1 to take hold of something or someone suddenly with your hand agarrar, coger He grabbed my arm and pulled me away.
informal to quickly take the opportunity to get, use, or enjoy something atrapar, coger We’d better get there early, or someone else will grab the best seats.
→  Phrasal verbs grab at someone/something
noun [no plural]   /ɡræb/
a sudden attempt to hold, get, or take something intento de agarrar algo The two children both made a grab for the same cake.
(Definition of grab from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

grab

verb /ɡrab/ ( past tense, past participle grabbed)
to seize, grasp or take suddenly asir, agarrar, coger He grabbed a biscuit.
to get by rough or illegal means apropiarse de, arrebatar, echar mano a Many people tried to grab land when oil was discovered in the district.
grab at phrasal verb
to try to grasp, seize or take, not necessarily successfully tratar de asir/agarrar, intentar agarrar/asir He grabbed at the boy He grabbed at the chance to leave.
(Definition of grab from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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