grab away from (someone or something)

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grab away from (someone or something)

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 she could show it to Mom.
See also: away, grab
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Also, he cannot be trusted around those miniature tennis balls; a couple of years ago, he grabbed one away from a friend's little dog and swallowed it, quick as a wink.