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Definition of snatch at phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

snatch at

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    snatch at something

     
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  1. 1to try to take hold of something with your hands He snatched at the steering wheel but I pushed him away.
  2. 2to take an opportunity to do something We snatched at every moment we could be together.
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