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]

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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
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