grab


grab
01. It's rude to [grab] things from people.
02. Could you please [grab] me a beer while you're in the kitchen?
03. The child almost fell off his chair, but his mother [grabbed] his arm at the last second, and saved him.
04. Mom! Kelly [grabbed] my cookie right out of my hand!
05. The thief [grabbed] the money from the cash register, and ran out of the store.
06. The boys all made a [grab] for the ball, but everyone missed it.
07. I was late for work and didn't have time for breakfast, so I just [grabbed] a banana to eat on the bus as I ran out the door.
08. The thief [grabbed] her purse, and then ran off down the street.
09. A woman called police after some man tried to [grab] her breasts while she was walking in a local park.
10. He [grabbed] his lunch and ran out the door.
11. We only had time to [grab] a quick lunch because we were so busy.
12. Carol Burnett once said that when you have a dream, you've got to [grab] it, and never let go.
13. Alexander the Great ordered his entire army to shave their faces and heads because he believed beards and long hair were too easy for an enemy to [grab], allowing them to cut off the soldier's head.
14. Meals that are planned are usually more nutritious than those that are [grabbed] at the last minute.
15. The kids each [grabbed] a bunch of grapes for a snack.

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