how does that grab you?

What do you think of that? For example, They want to put his name at the top of the masthead—how does that grab you? This expression employs the verb grab in the sense of “excite one's interest or attention.” [Slang; early 1900s]


Nearby words

  1. how are you?,
  2. how come?,
  3. how do,
  4. how do you do,
  5. how do you do?,
  6. how goes it,
  7. how many angels can stand (dance) on the head of a pin?,
  8. how so?,
  9. how the land lies,
  10. how the wind blows

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