[ US /ˈnæb/ ]
[ UK /nˈæb/ ]
  1. tag the base runner to get him out
  2. take into custody
    the police nabbed the suspected criminals
  3. seize suddenly
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How To Use nab In A Sentence

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  • So, did it take a row over a ban on journalists to enable him to penetrate the secret that the regime is not a model of benignity?
  • I don't otherwise want to move: I have a large place in a convenient location with reasonable rent that allows pets, which isn't easy to find.
  • That's pretty reasonable for being a motoring eco warrior. The Sun
  • A horizontal merger may enable the new entity to set price and output in the same manner as a single-firm monopolist, with the same consequences for consumer welfare.
  • What we need now is a recovery that is sustainable. The Sun
  • This argument is untenable from an intellectual, moral and practical standpoint.
  • No reasonable person wants animals to suffer. Times, Sunday Times
  • We may reasonably shake our heads at these romantic resolves. Times, Sunday Times
  • Furthermore, in order to assess the special disability and whether there has been unconscionable conduct, it is essential to also examine the actual actions of those against whom that conduct is impugned.
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