Examples of nab in a Sentence
We nabbed seats in the front row of the theater.
the officer nabbed the purse snatcher before he could escape
Recent Examples of nab from the Web
Officials in the eastern Chinese city of Jiaxing in May used A.I.-powered facial-recognition technology to nab the alleged tater taker from a crowd of more than 20,000 people attending a performance by Hong Kong crooner Jacky Cheung.
And prosecutors in different countries are working more closely to nab corrupt individuals and share techniques of investigation.
Heyward fired a dart that landed in the glove of catcher Willson Contreras, who spun in time to nab Taylor.
Could the Kings really pass on more sure-thing prospects, such as Duke forward Marvin Bagley and international star guard Luka Doncic, to nab Porter here?
The Sixers could opt to decide to trade both first-rounders and a roster player to move up into the Top 5 to nab Slovenia’s Luka Doncic or Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr.
Jeimer Candelario threw to John Hicks at first, who threw back to Candelario to nab the runner attempting to go first-to-third.
The sheriff's office said deputies, the Division of Wildlife Services and Fillmore City Animal Control were among those who worked to nab the animal.
Mason is trying to prevent the boy being dragged off for interrogation by Mossad agents when the party is scattered by gunfire: The elusive brother has turned up to nab his sibling before the Israelis do.
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take hold (of);
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Definition of nab for English Language Learners
: to catch and stop or arrest (someone)
: to take or get (something) quickly and often in a way that is clever or rude
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