Usage examples for grab

  1. A tall sophomore reached up confidently to grab it, but she found her hands empty. – Betty Wales Freshman by Edith K. Dunton
  2. I see lots of them- I'll be frank about it- that I should like to grab, to sling over my shoulder and carry away with me; or, what is the same thing, allowing for modern conditions, have an express man carry them. – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  3. The captain was a bit shaken up, but he made a grab at the rope, and held on to it till we lowered a boat and picked him up. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  4. They have lovely five- cent grab- bags down at Henderson's store. – Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's by Laura Lee Hope
  5. " I didn't mean to grab your flowers," she assured her. – The Jolliest School of All by Angela Brazil
  6. No, you don't have to grab him with the other hand. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  7. Rectus made a grab at her, but it was too late. – A Jolly Fellowship by Frank R. Stockton
  8. He was afraid the savage creature might, at any moment, spring out and grab him also, and the rabbit boy just sat there, not knowing what to do. – Bully and Bawly No-Tail by Howard R. Garis
  9. Always grab the worm at the place just above the earth. – Healthful Sports for Boys by Alfred Rochefort
  10. Why didn't you grab her when she went by, Lanky? – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  11. " Lest"- Kate took it up-" he should suddenly grab me and run? – The Wings of the Dove, Volume 1 of 2 by Henry James
  12. I get the scare up and I grab at you. – Sinister Paradise by Robert Moore Williams
  13. The Miller's dog ran into the barn and made a grab for the old gentleman rabbit, but Uncle Lucky was too quick for him. – Billy Bunny and Uncle Bull Frog by David Magie Cory
  14. I was dying to grab her, Alf, and confess the whole dang trick, but I remembered your talk and helt out. – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
  15. At the intense moment before the swift grab for the rings one could see their little nervous bodies quiver with eagerness; the laughter rang shrill and excited. – Men, Women, and Boats by Stephen Crane
  16. Why, to make trouble; to swear that Benny killed a man; that we was all in it; to get us all hung, if he can, or in the pen; then to grab what's ours. – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  17. As she fell, he saw her grab the pocket pistol lying on the table and turn to face the guard approaching her. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  18. It happened so fast that neither Koa nor Santos had time to grab him. – Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet by Harold Leland Goodwin
  19. A speech from him is a regular grab- bag- you never know what you are going to have. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews