Examples of grab bag in a Sentence
Congress has proposed a grab bag of tax cuts.
the festival featured a grab bag of independent films from widely disparate genres
Recent Examples of grab bag from the Web
This Philadelphia Museum of Art style exhibit grab bag encompasses Pop Art from Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, Dean Brown’s photo series on the funeral of Martin Luther King and a sofa used in Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Every summer in Chicago is a grab bag of outdoor festivals and musical madness, and as the winter snow melts into the first signs of spring, all the big events come with even bigger lineups.
In the deal signed on Thursday, only 22 of more than 600 original provisions have been suspended, relating to intellectual property protection and a grab bag of other issues, several of which had been pushed by the United States.
Femaleness is a spectrum, not a grab bag for definitive pronouncements about power or romanticism.
Summer acquisitions Mike Leake and Erasmo Ramirez are solid back-end guys, and the rest—youngsters Marco Gonzales and Chase De Jong, old and fragile Hisashi Iwakuma, gopher prone Ariel Miranda, and so on—is a grab bag.
Thirteen years in, the January show was a flighty grab bag, with one scene that thrilled, a couple that tickled, two others that floundered.
Truly, Double Lover is a grab bag of genre hallmarks.
Meanwhile, a grab bag of tax and fee increases approved by lawmakers in the past 19 months — after Republicans rejected two Wolf requests for multibillion-dollar tax increases — is providing about $1 billion a year.
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First Known Use of grab bag
grab bag Synonyms
agglomerate, agglomeration, assortment, clutter, collage, hash, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, jumble, litter, medley, mélange, miscellany, mishmash, mixed bag, motley, muddle, olio, olla podrida, omnium-gatherum, patchwork, potpourri, ragbag, rummage, salmagundi, scramble, shuffle, smorgasbord, tumble, variety, welter;
GRAB BAG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grab bag for English Language Learners
: a bag that holds many small gifts and that you reach into in order to pull one out without knowing what it is
: a group or mixture of different things
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