be up for grabs(redirected from been up for grabs)
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.
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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!
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