fasten onto

phrasal verb
fastened onto; fastening onto; fastens onto

Definition of fasten onto

: to grip and tightly hold (something) The stranger fastened onto my arm and wouldn't let go. often used figurativelyOnce he fastens onto a subject he just won't let it drop.

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“Fasten onto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fasten%20onto. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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