grab hold of

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Definition of grab hold of

: to quickly take and hold (someone or something) with the hand or arms She grabbed hold of his arm. He grabbed hold of a tree branch and pulled himself out of the water.

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“Grab hold of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grab%20hold%20of. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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