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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.
See also: away, grab

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.
See also: away, grab
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Even those who cannot make it to an event need not miss out, with free treats up for grabs away from the pitch.
Two men, knife, sprint vicious ambush baron Sean GRIFF GRABS AWAY GOAL back PAGE At Edinburgh Sheriff Court yesterday, his lawyer Jenny McCallion said: "He's not here.
HOPE..THEN IT'S DASHED Stephen O'Flynn celebrates his goal before, inset, Lindon Latifi grabs away goal