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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of nab.

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Examples

  • This might feel similar to a bit of a unwashed peepshow, but check out a sensuous-smooth character of her unwrapping (photos nabbed from a Daily Mails screen squeeze collection):

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  • I'm not quite sure what to make of this ... but I'd rather be seen with this on my line than gettin nabbed while flingin corn.

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  • The plot was hardly nabbed from the Matrix since The Mutant Chronicles predates The Matrix by a substantial number of years.

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  • While a tag nabbed Ortiz, heads-up baserunning saw Norris slip into third while Hosmer took second on the fielder's choice.

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  • "Three Wise Men," which screened in Toronto; and Aureus Solito's "The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros" were among the titles nabbed by Arab Media Group.

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  • Just when you think you’ve nabbed a terrorist, what you’ve really nabbed is a radioactive fish.

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  • In the October issue of Junk, we featured a Malaysian band called nabbed the boys for one of their sessions.

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  • Mr. Worthington had not appeared, and we reached terra firma without being "nabbed," as we confidently expected.

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  • But now poor Bunting didn't want to hear that sort of stories -- stories of people being cleverly "nabbed," or stupidly allowed to escape the fate they always, from Chandler's point of view, richly deserved.

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  • Mr. Worthington had not appeared, and we reached _terra firma_ without being "nabbed," as we confidently expected.

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