Definition of grab at/for
- People were grabbing at her as she walked through the crowd.
- He grabbed for the ball and missed.
- We grabbed at the chance to go.
- political parties grabbing for power
: to take or seize by or as if by a sudden motion or grasp
: to obtain without consideration of what is right or wrong
: to take hastily
: intended to be taken, seized, or grasped suddenly
: taken at random
: something taken, seized, or grasped suddenly
: a sudden snatch
: an unlawful or unethical seizure
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