snatch


snatch
01. The young man [snatched] the woman's purse from her hands, and ran off down the street.
02. As soon as the telephone rang, he [snatched] up the receiver excitedly.
03. We were able to [snatch] a few hours sleep after our long flight, before the meeting began.
04. He was in such a rush that he could only [snatch] an apple out of the fridge to eat on his way to work.
05. We going to try to [snatch] a few hours sleep Saturday afternoon so that we can party all Saturday night.
06. After trailing through two periods, the team was able to [snatch] a 2-1 victory by scoring a couple of quick goals in the final ten minutes of the game.
07. Someone [snatched] my bike when I went into a fast food place for a quick lunch.
08. Police are watching the hospital nursery after a strange woman tried to [snatch] a baby from its bed.
09. We only heard [snatches] of my parents' conversation, but I think they were talking about our Christmas presents.
10. The player [snatched] the ball out of the air and ran down the field for a touchdown.
11. The little boy [snatched] the cookie out of his sister's hand, and stuffed it in his mouth.
12. A famous politician once said during the war, "We have [snatched] victory from the jaws of defeat."
13. The little dog [snatched] the hotdog out of the boy's hand, and ran off.
14. As soon as the phone rang, he [snatched] it up, and put it to his ear.
15. A woman tried to [snatch] a baby from the hospital nursery but was stopped by medical personnel.
16. Horace once advised, "Let us [snatch] our opportunity from the passing day."

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