catch (a)hold of (someone or something)(redirected from catch ahold of him)
catch (a)hold of (someone or something)
To grasp or grip something. Catch hold of that end of the sheet and pull it straight. I tried to catch ahold of her before she fell off the step, but it happened too fast.
catch (a)hold of someone or something
to grasp or seize someone or something. See if you can catch hold of the rope as it swings back and forth. I couldn't catch ahold of her.