snatch+by+force

  • 1 snatch squad — noun 1. A group of policemen, etc who force a sudden quick passage into eg a disorderly or rioting crowd in order to arrest troublemakers or ringleaders 2. A swift, organized sally by a group of people in order to seize something • • • Main Entry …

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  • 2 Snatch strap — A snatch strap is a piece of equipment used to help in the recovery of vehicles bogged in sand or mud. Snatch straps are manufactured from webbing that is capable of approximately 20% stretch under load. This stretching property allows the strap… …

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  • 3 snatch — [[t]snæ̱tʃ[/t]] snatches, snatching, snatched 1) VERB If you snatch something or snatch at something, you take it or pull it away quickly. [V n prep] Mick snatched the cards from Archie s hand... [V n with adv] He snatched up the telephone... [V… …

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  • 4 snatch — I UK [snætʃ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms snatch : present tense I/you/we/they snatch he/she/it snatches present participle snatching past tense snatched past participle snatched * 1) to pull or take something away quickly Her brother… …

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  • 5 snatch — snatch1 [ snætʃ ] verb transitive * 1. ) to pull or take something away quickly: Katherine angrily snatched her hand out of his grasp. Her brother snatched the letter and tore it open. a ) to quickly steal something from someone: Someone snatched …

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  • 6 Snatch squad — A snatch squad is a police riot control tactic where several officers, usually in protective riot gear, rush forwards, sometimes in a flying wedge formation to break through the front of the crowd, to snatch one or more individuals from the riot… …

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  • 7 snatch — snatch1 [snætʃ] v [T] [Date: 1100 1200; Origin: Perhaps from Middle Dutch snacken; SNACK2] 1.) to take something away from someone with a quick, often violent, movement = ↑grab ▪ The thief snatched her purse and ran. snatch sth away/back from sb… …

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  • 8 snatch — 1 verb (T) 1 to take something away from someone with a quick violent movement; grab 1 (1): The thief snatched her purse and ran. 2 to quickly take the opportunity to do something for an hour etc because you do not have much time: I managed to… …

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  • 9 snatch — Synonyms and related words: abduce, abduct, abduction, abstract, and, annex, apprehension, appropriate, arrest, arrestation, badger, bag, bit, blackmail, bob, boost, borrow, butt, capture, carry away, carry off, catch, catching, chip, chunk,… …

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  • 10 snatch — v 1.Usu. snatch at grab at or for, make a grab at, grasp at or for, grope for, clutch at, catch at, claw at, reach for, pursue; grapple for, scramble for, wrestle for, fight over; handle, feel, pick at, play with. 2. grab, pluck, pull, whisk,… …

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  • 11 force from — Synonyms and related words: badger, blackmail, exact, extort, levy blackmail, pry loose from, rend, rend from, rip, rip from, screw, shake down, snatch from, squeeze, tear from, wrench, wrench from, wrest, wring, wring from …

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  • 12 Western Force — Infobox club sportif Emirates Western Force …

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  • 13 Singapore Police Force — Infobox Police Department name = Singapore Police Force motto = established = 1819 jurisdiction = National sworn = 37341 non sworn = CSO = 1,246 stations = 97 policeboats = 61 commissioner = Khoo Boon Hui The Singapore Police Force (Abbreviation …

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  • 14 Ravish — Rav ish (r[a^]v [i^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ravished} ( [i^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ravishing}.] [OE. ravissen, F. ravir, fr. L. rapere to snatch or tear away, to ravish. See {Rapacious}, {Rapid}, and { ish}.] 1. To seize and carry away by… …

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  • 15 Ravished — Ravish Rav ish (r[a^]v [i^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ravished} ( [i^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ravishing}.] [OE. ravissen, F. ravir, fr. L. rapere to snatch or tear away, to ravish. See {Rapacious}, {Rapid}, and { ish}.] 1. To seize and carry away… …

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  • 16 Ravishing — Ravish Rav ish (r[a^]v [i^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ravished} ( [i^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Ravishing}.] [OE. ravissen, F. ravir, fr. L. rapere to snatch or tear away, to ravish. See {Rapacious}, {Rapid}, and { ish}.] 1. To seize and carry away… …

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  • 17 wrest — rest n. forceful pull; winding, bending; twist, kink; forceful capture; tuning key for musical instruments v. pull by force; bend; twist; snatch by force; pervert, distort; win by force …

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  • 18 wrested — rest n. forceful pull; winding, bending; twist, kink; forceful capture; tuning key for musical instruments v. pull by force; bend; twist; snatch by force; pervert, distort; win by force …

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  • 19 wresting — rest n. forceful pull; winding, bending; twist, kink; forceful capture; tuning key for musical instruments v. pull by force; bend; twist; snatch by force; pervert, distort; win by force …

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  • 20 wrests — rest n. forceful pull; winding, bending; twist, kink; forceful capture; tuning key for musical instruments v. pull by force; bend; twist; snatch by force; pervert, distort; win by force …

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