How to use nab in a sentence

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It is even sometimes possible to nab an emergency-exit seat with extra legroom.
Be it a midnight operation to nab criminals or surprise raid on luxurious houses in posh localities, she is always there to lead from the front.
A soul-searching eyewitness account and immediate action by a journalist helped to at least nab the culprit.
I nab a seat nearby Jessie and make sure that there aren't any wandering hands.
Quebec's falconers have the right to allow their birds of prey to soar overhead but the birds are forbidden to swoop down and nab other beasts.
In the Clark case, technicians swabbed every surface, knowing the smallest trace amount could nab a killer.
A bit of nosing around behind the curtains helped us nab seats in the second row for the best view.
In a murky turn that's never fully explained, we learn that Canadian immigration authorities want to nab her, as she's in the country illegally.
The inspection is aimed at helping curb smuggling and undervaluation practices and to nab corrupt customs officials.
A woman nips in front of you to nab a bargain loofah that would be perfect for Gran.
We nab a corner of the dancefloor and don't leave it for the best part of two hours.
The pizzas are knocked flying as the thugs nab Stan and start roughing him up.
It was CCTV footage of the bus that eventually helped the police nab the accused.
Usually the snitches are facing their own criminal charges and readily agree to help police nab the next guy up the supply chain, or offer information about other crimes.
They can pick way through the throngs of revellers by day to nab a bargain on one of the many stalls that line the streets, or sit by the wayside and have their fortune told.
Where do you go when you want to nab that perfect etagere or TV tray?
Many reasons are being attributed for the failure to nab him.
This brings the unwanted attentions of local despot Hatcher who, with his ragbag of cut-throat henchmen, sets out to destroy the heroes and nab the treasure for himself.
The New York apartment buildings in Stern's portfolio helped his firm nab the commission for a high-end multifamily project in a rundown section of Berlin.
There were plenty of armed and uniformed posse members helping out or looking for unauthorized immigrants to nab.
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We'll probably beat you to Skiddyunk, but if we don't, nab 'em if they get on.
We've got to find where that is and get the secret service men there in time to nab them.
The place could have been cordoned off, with the police, the army and the navy all cooperating to nab me.
At all events, I don't mean to let the 'coppers' nab me this time.
He said that in some cases the tax collectors need powers to nab tax evaders and they need a free hand in this regard.
So, all I had to do was to wait and nab 'em when they came ashore.
Oh, I do hope that the constables get here in time to nab Mr. Fits.
Brig Al Hadidi noted that investigations are on to nab the other assaulters involved in the fight.
Will you just turn this nab of heath, and walk into my house?
Later, the DG NAB was presented shield from the member Trustee, MSST and recorded his views about the visit in the visitors' book.
According to sources the Chairman NAB Adm Fasih Bukhari had sent the said summary to PM on January 20, 2012, but the PM eventually shot it down even after a long hum and haw.
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