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Example Sentences for "snatch"

As soon as the telephone rang, he snatched up the receiver excitedlyThe young man snatched the woman's purse from her hands, and ran off down the street.

As soon as the telephone rang, he snatched up the receiver excitedly.

We were able to snatch a few hours sleep after our long flight, before the meeting began.

He was in such a rush that he could only snatch an apple out of the fridge to eat on his way to work.

We going to try to snatch a few hours sleep Saturday afternoon so that we can party all Saturday night.

After trailing through two periods, the team was able to snatch a 2-1 victory by scoring a couple of quick goals in the final ten minutes of the game.

Someone snatched my bike when I went into a fast food place for a quick lunch.

Police are watching the hospital nursery after a strange woman tried to snatch a baby from its bed.

We only heard snatches of my parents' conversation, but I think they were talking about our Christmas presents.

The player snatched the ball out of the air and ran down the field for a touchdown.

The little boy snatched the cookie out of his sister's hand, and stuffed it in his mouth.

A famous politician once said during the war, We have snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.

The little dog snatched the hotdog out of the boy's hand, and ran off.

As soon as the phone rang, he snatched it up, and put it to his ear.

A woman tried to snatch a baby from the hospital nursery but was stopped by medical personnel.

Horace once advised, Let us snatch our opportunity from the passing day.


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