grab at/for

grab at/for
grab at/for [phrasal verb]
grab at/for (someone or something) : to quickly stretch out your hand and try to touch or hold (something or someone)

People were grabbing at her as she walked through the crowd.

He grabbed for the ball and missed.

— often used figuratively

We grabbed at the chance to go.

political parties grabbing for power

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Main Entry:grab

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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