There are 2 translations of grab in Spanish:

grab1

Pronunciation: /græb/

vt (-bb-)

  • 1.1 (seize) [rope/hand] agarrar; [chance/opportunity] aprovechar he grabbed me by the arm me agarró del brazo she grabbed the money (away) from me me arrebató el dinero the advertisement grabbed my attention el anuncio me llamó la atención to grab the headlines saltar a los titulares
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    • Lauren walked faster, scared now, and she was still trying to place the voices when suddenly she felt someone grab her roughly around the waist.
    • Suddenly, he grabs her savagely by the arm and throws her at the nearest wall.
    • Two pairs of hands grabbed me roughly by the arms and started dragging me up the steps.
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    • I excused myself quickly, grabbing a muesli bar on the way out of the kitchen and I shut myself in what was to become my bedroom.
    • I quickly grab a seat with Jake and Emily at the rear of the room.
    • We first stopped off at my house so i could quickly get changed and grab some money.
    1.2 (appropriate) [land] apropiarse de, apoderarse de; [money] llevarse I grabbed the window seat me agarré or (especially Spain/especialmente España) cogí el asiento de la ventanilla 1.3 (eat, take hurriedly) [colloquial/familiar] I'll just grab a hamburger somewhere me comeré una hamburguesa en algún sitio por ahí grab a seat agárrate un asiento (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar], coge asiento (Spain/España) 1.4 (appeal to) [colloquial/familiar] [idea] atraer* how does that grab you? ¿qué te parece?
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    • Yep, I'm using an attention grabbing headline again to get you to read the article.
    • The voice is so attention grabbing, right from the first paragraph.
    • I try to strike a balance between attention grabbing and classical designs.

vi (-bb-)

  • don't grab, wait your turn no arrebates, espera que te toque a tito grab at sth she grabbed at the rope trató de agarrar la cuerda he grabbed at the chance no dejó escapar la oportunidad

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Word of the day triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

There are 2 translations of grab in Spanish:

grab2

n

  • 1 (snatch) to make a grab for sth tratar de agarrar algo I made a grab at her arm to stop her falling quise agarrarla del brazo para que no se cayera the cat made a grab for the mouse el gato se abalanzó sobre el ratón up for grabs [colloquial/familiar] the job is up for grabs el puesto está vacante or libre her room is up for grabs su habitación ha quedado libre or disponible
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    • As soon as I put weight on my feet I lost my balance and fell, only a quick grab for the headboard of my bed saved me from crashing to the floor.
    • Many companies want to make a quick grab for market share or return on investment, and with high prices both objectives can be harder to achieve.
    • I made a quick grab for her and pulled her down to the bed with me.
  • 3 [Mechanical Engineering/Mecánica] pala (feminine) (de una excavadora)
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    • The lessons had still not been learned by November the following year, when the mechanical grab ripped up part of a late medieval barge near Trig Stairs.
    • Their modern tracked cranes equipped with grabs and magnets can be seen operating at the dockside in Sligo harbour.
  • 4 [Computing/Informática] [Television/Televisión] (still image) captura (feminine)
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    • One exception could be the ability to take screen grabs from live video and ship them immediately via e-mail.
    • The exhibit features a mélange of mediums, including drawings, photocopied photographs and video frame grabs.
    • They had used video grabs taken 2km into the march every three minutes throughout the five hour event.

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Word of the day triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.