verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of snatch
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Example sentences from the Web for snatched
The subtext of the clown is that life is a joke and can be snatched away at any moment.Nightmares in Face Paint: Why We’ll Always Be Afraid of Clowns|Oliver Jones|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Germans and Japanese have snatched their customers away in North America.
Vladimir Putin snatched Crimea from Ukraine as a strategic, patriotic, and touristic prize.
Another time, he came to the rescue of a young woman whose iPhone had been snatched by a petty thief.Castro Street’s Hot Cop Is the Batman to Sexy Mug Shot Guy’s Joker|Itay Hod|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She snatched her purse from the kitchen counter and stormed out the front door, past his duffel bags.Short Stories from The Daily Beast: Four Hundred Grand|Elliot Ackerman|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He snatched them up with his left hand, and slipped them inside his vest.File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau
She snatched it up and ran in pursuit of the intrepid pair advancing toward the animated scene under the maple-tree.Peggy Raymond's Vacation|Harriet L. (Harriet Lummis) Smith
She leaned over the lattice-work, snatched the candle, and ran in with it.Christ Legends|Selma Lagerlf
He leaped forward, caught her in his arms, and snatched the knife from her grasp.The Golden Fleece|Julian Hawthorne
Jimmie snatched up a burning brand from the fire, and waving this above his head, he kept behind the two who had guns.Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise|Louis Arundel