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snatch

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1snatch/ˈsnætʃ/verb
snatchessnatchedsnatching
1snatch
/ˈsnætʃ/
verb
snatchessnatchedsnatching
Learner's definition of SNATCH  
[+ object]
: to take (something) quickly or eagerly— often + up— often used figuratively
: to take (something or someone) suddenly from a person or place often by using force— sometimes + away— sometimes used figuratively

snatch at

[phrasal verb]
snatch at (something) 
: to grab or try to grab (something) quickly or eagerly— often used figuratively
2snatch/ˈsnætʃ/noun
pluralsnatches
2snatch
/ˈsnætʃ/
noun
pluralsnatches
Learner's definition of SNATCH  
[count]
: a small part of something— usually + of

in snatches

: for short periods of time: in small amounts
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