grab on to (someone or something)

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grab on to (someone or something)

To grip on to someone or something; to clutch someone or something. The baby grabbed on to her mother and wailed. Grab on to the side of the boat!
See also: grab, on
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Angharad Mansell said, ``The ones the players wear have Lycra in them, It makes it harder to grab onto someone. The supporters' jersey will not be tight-fitting because of the various sizes of supporters we have.''