snatch at

phrasal verb
snatched at; snatching at; snatches at

Definition of snatch at

: to grab or try to grab (something) quickly or eagerly He snatched at the money I held out to him before I could change my mind. often used figurativelyShe was an ambitious person who snatched at every opportunity.

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“Snatch at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snatch%20at. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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