Grab

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Quick ActionPlay
Use 'grab' to describe an action done with speed and little hesitation. SlideQuickly, she grabbed the ringing phone.
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Informal SituationsPlay
'Grab' is casual and often used in everyday, informal contexts. SlideLet's grab a coffee sometime.
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Physical ActionPlay
Implies a physical action involving your hands, not just touching. SlideHe grabbed the railing to steady himself.