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How to use nab in a sentence

Looking for sentences and phrases with the word nab? Here are some examples.

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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.
It is even sometimes possible to nab an emergency-exit seat with extra legroom.
The pizzas are knocked flying as the thugs nab Stan and start roughing him up.
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.
I nab a seat nearby Jessie and make sure that there aren't any wandering hands.
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.
We nab a corner of the dancefloor and don't leave it for the best part of two hours.
A soul-searching eyewitness account and immediate action by a journalist helped to at least nab the culprit.
A woman nips in front of you to nab a bargain loofah that would be perfect for Gran.
They convicted him of tax evasion and that is how they were able 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.
Where do you go when you want to nab that perfect etagere or TV tray?
There are 14 of them, and they have failed to nab a single poacher for more than a year.
Police around the world are keen to use small pilotless aircraft to help them nab fleeing criminals and monitor crime scenes from above.
You need to play maximum coins on a progressive machine to be able to nab the progressive jackpot.
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.
This is not the first time the site has been willing to dole out big bucks to nab public figures.
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Examples from Classical Literature
The place could have been cordoned off, with the police, the army and the navy all cooperating to nab me.
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.
At all events, I don't mean to let the 'coppers' nab me this time.
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.
So, all I had to do was to wait and nab 'em when they came ashore.
He said that in some cases the tax collectors need powers to nab tax evaders and they need a free hand in this regard.
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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