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lay hold of

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to reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms
  • couldn't lay hold of the slippery shampoo bottle

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“Lay hold of.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lay%20hold%20of. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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