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grab Idioms & Phrases


grab bag

  • noun an assortment of miscellaneous items
  • noun a container from which a person draws a wrapped item at random without knowing the contents
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grab bar

  • noun a bar attached parallel to a wall to provide a handgrip for steadying yourself
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Grab game

  • a theft committed by grabbing or snatching a purse or other piece of property. Colloq.
Webster 1913

Grab hag

  • at fairs, a bag or box holding small articles which are to be drawn, without being seen, on payment of a small sum. Colloq.
Webster 1913

grab sample

  • noun a single sample or measurement taken at a specific time or over as short a period as feasible
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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