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 29 May. 2024.

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