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Definition of pounce on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pounce on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

pounce on something

 
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to quickly notice something that someone has said or done, especially in order to criticize it synonym seize on The press immediately pounced on his comments.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: pounce on