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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.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
catch/get/grab/take (a) ˈhold of somebody/somethinghave or take somebody/something in your hands: He caught hold of her wrists so she couldn’t get away. ♢ Lee got hold of the dog by its collar. ♢ Quick, grab a hold of that rope.
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