latch onto

latch onto

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • latch onto — (someone/something) to become closely connected to someone or something. I knew she would be perfect in the film, so I latched onto her like a magnet. More and more countries latched onto computer technology as an important tool for development …   New idioms dictionary

  • latch onto — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms latch onto : present tense I/you/we/they latch onto he/she/it latches onto present participle latching onto past tense latched onto past participle latched onto informal 1) latch onto someone to go with… …   English dictionary

  • latch onto — or latch on 1) PHRASAL VERB If someone latches onto a person or an idea or latches on, they become very interested in the person or idea, often finding them so useful that they do not want to leave them. [INFORMAL] [V P n] Rob had latched onto me …   English dictionary

  • latch onto someone — latch onto (someone/something) to become closely connected to someone or something. I knew she would be perfect in the film, so I latched onto her like a magnet. More and more countries latched onto computer technology as an important tool for… …   New idioms dictionary

  • latch onto something — latch onto (someone/something) to become closely connected to someone or something. I knew she would be perfect in the film, so I latched onto her like a magnet. More and more countries latched onto computer technology as an important tool for… …   New idioms dictionary

  • latch onto something — 1. in. to obtain something. □ I have to latch onto a hundred bucks by Friday night. □ I latched onto a good book about repairing plumbing. 2. tv. to begin to understand something. □ When Fred finally latched onto the principles of algebra, he… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • latch onto — verb To obtain, acquire or get and keep hold of something. They latched onto the idea and gave it up only reluctantly. Syn: catch on, cotton on, fasten on, get onto, hook on, seize on, take up, tumble, twig …   Wiktionary

  • latch onto — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. grab, take, steal; see seize 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

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