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A fragment of song or talk
“Sometimes you hear a snatch of a song, and you just know you love it.”
A short spell of doing something
“Brief snatches of sleep.”
The unlawful or forcible carrying away of a person or animal
“… to the police chief, it didn't look like a snatch, but another case of a bride-to-be getting cold feet.”
A quick grab or catch
Grab away
“Dillyn tried to ignore the strange looks and wondered if it would be too rude to snatch the paper back and tell Gertrude to go to hell.”
To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or ceremony
“Earlier this year, Lucy was pushed into a busy road by thieves who tried to snatch her mum's bag, as she sat helpless in her wheelchair.”
To attempt to seize something suddenly
“Warriors had chances to snatch the glory, but couldn't find the penetration when it mattered most and they had to be content with a consolation bonus point.”
To attempt to seize something suddenly
To grasp quickly
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