Definition of pounce on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pounce on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

pounce on something

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pounce upon something

 
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to quickly notice something that somebody has said or done, especially in order to criticize it synonym seize on/upon His comments were pounced upon by the press.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pounce on