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nab

verb [T]  /næb/ (-bb-) infml us  
to catch someone or take something suddenly: The thief was nabbed as he left the store.
Translations of “nab”
in Spanish pillar…
in French attraper…
in German schnappen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶奪,猛然抓住, 抓獲,逮捕(罪犯)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢夺,猛然抓住, 抓获,逮捕(罪犯)…
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