Definición de latch onto en inglés:

latch onto

1 informal Attach oneself to (someone) as a constant and usually unwelcome companion: a knack for latching onto people with greater initiative and enterprise
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He latches on to Dan one evening, all but inviting himself to the man's home for dinner.
  • As a further sub-plot, we have John meeting an Asian woman who latches on to him and takes photographs constantly - she turns out to be an art student, and takes John clubbing, along with her student pals.
  • She gathers her things and leaves the hospital, followed by the Doctor, who in his confused state latches on to someone he recognizes.
1.1Take up (an idea or trend) enthusiastically: the media have latched onto the snappyGeneration Xcatchphrase
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Frustrated by the lack of quick progress on the ground and fading political support at home, Washington is now latching on to the idea that a quick transfer of power to local troops and politicians would make things better.
  • While latching on to the up-country trend, the industry here found itself wrong-footed and woefully short of male dancing talents.
  • By making the states' rights argument, the Republicans had finally latched on to an idea that resonated with conservatives in the South.
1.2(Of one substance) cohere with (another).
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Each of these groups of molecules contains a unique fatty acid group and a peptidic head group that latches on to iron ions.
  • Some contain a strip of adhesive amino acids that latch on to their cognate sequences like Velcro.
  • These are specialized molecules that can latch on to antigens and help the rest of the immune system eliminate the foreign particle.
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Palabra del día demoralize
Pronunciación: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope