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grab away

To seize or snatch someone or something from someone or something else. A noun or pronoun can be used between "grab" and "away." I grabbed my report card away from my sister before she could show it to Mom.
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grab someone or something away (from someone or something)

to snatch someone or something away from someone or something. Harry's aunt grabbed the dirty candy away from him before he got it in his mouth. I grabbed away the meat from the dog.
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"The driver pulled the handbrake on, I flung the door open, ran over to Sian and grabbed her away from the man.
"I just instinctively grabbed her away from the green electricity box which was lying open with the cables and wires exposed.
"You are right, the little girl needed a cuddle but, if you'd grabbed her away from the mum, you may have ended up being charged with abduction or assault.