Grabbing away - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
grab away (redirected from grabbing 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.
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.
References in periodicals archive
Fast forward and Ruto has turned into a political party pirate, waylaying, enticing and grabbing away
opposition figures into his faction of Jubilee without blinking an eye.
I couldn't tell what they were grabbing away
According to him, India and Pakistan were grabbing away
market share of Sri Lankan spices while Ceylon Tea was being replaced by Kenyan and Indian Teas.
But analysts say the United States has not given up on grabbing away