Is up for grabs - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be up for grabs
1. To be available to anyone to claim; to be unclaimed. This last piece of cake is up for grabs—who wants it?
2. To be in a state of chaos. After the CEO's scandalous behavior was exposed, the whole company was up for grabs.
be up for ˈgrabs (informal) available for anyone who is interested: The contract for repairing the damaged buildings will soon be up for grabs. ♢ There are thousands of prizes up for grabs in our competition!
References in periodicals archive
SMART DEFENSE Just because food is up for grabs
doesn't mean you should eat it.