verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for snatch
It's not fun to conduct a hazardous snatch of an insurgent leader, only to find you grabbed the wrong guy.
In another change since his transit days, crooks now snatch cellphones, not gold chains.
It is easy for an unscrupulous individual to pose as an underground banker, snatch up several large deposits, then cut and run.
The company reported $2.4 billion in annual sales and could snatch a valuation as high as $5 billion.Kanye West Is a Modern Michelangelo; Pippa Middleton Jokes About Her Bridesmaid Dress|The Fashion Beast Team|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Guests snatch up the eccentric-looking drinks that line the bar as they wander around before the performance.
Keep a starving man away from bread when he has only to stretch out his hand and snatch it.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
You snatch me out of the cold cloister, but, in the bustling, ardent world you condemn me to the conventional chastity?Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
Jack Harvey had sent young Tim into the cabin to snatch a wink of sleep, and Joe had come up, heavy and dull.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith
Then, as the insect tumbled near her, she made a quick snatch at the glowing point of fire.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
They were the real enemies of my children; they sought to snatch the crown; I saw them daily at work and they wore me out.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac