In reality, some women have difficulty breastfeeding, or have babies who struggle with latching on properly.
A lot of people are latching on to feel like they're part of a bigger food trend.
latching on to a man for the sake of latching on will not make you feel better.
Just latching on to you, no matter how you tried to brush them off, and almost telling you how they wanted it done.
Marion rushed along the entry, reaching her teacher's room just as Sarah was carefully closing and latching the closet-door.
The latching of the door behind him ended the brief instant of revelation.
The shower of dust and stones blinded him, and kept him from latching onto the tail of the car and climbing in.
The latching of the gate broke up her depressing revery and banished the pinched and pining look from her features.
Wallingford ran to open the gate as Fannie approached it, closing it and latching it in time to stop her stepmother.
Problem: how do you go about latching on to anything as downright nonexistent as all that?
Old English læccan "to grasp or seize," from Proto-Germanic *lakkijanan. Not found in other Germanic languages; probably from PIE *(s)lagw- "to seize" (see analemma). In its original sense the verb was paralleled in Middle English and then replaced by French import catch (v.). Meaning "to fasten with a latch" is mid-15c. Related: Latched; latching.
a fastening for a door, etc., late 13c., probably from latch (v.).