elude someone's grasp

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Definition of elude someone's grasp

: to stay too far away for someone to reach He tried to grab the rolling ball, but it eluded his grasp.

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“Elude someone's grasp.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elude%20someone%27s%20grasp. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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