Thesaurus / grab
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Now, two years after Ethiopia first teased the world with plans that as much of half of the country’s telecommunications industry was up for grabs, there is still no clear timetable for its implementation.
ETHIOPIA IS QUIETLY WALKING BACK PLANS TO OPEN UP AFRICA’S LAST BIG TELECOM SECTOR TO FOREIGN PLAYERSZECHARIAS ZELALEMAUGUST 19, 2020QUARTZ
Kayla Jimenez compiled a list of the seats that are up for grabs and the major initiatives that have already qualified in this week’s North County Report.
MORNING REPORT: THE RISE OF PRIVATE, NON-SCHOOL SCHOOLING OPTIONSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
There are two City Council seats — District 2 and District 4 — up for grabs.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE NOVEMBER BALLOT SO FARKAYLA JIMENEZAUGUST 5, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In the crowded March 3 primary, the two candidates combined to win about 37 percent of the vote — Hegar’s 22 percent to West’s 15 percent — meaning there is a lot of unaligned support up for grabs today.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TODAY’S ELECTIONS IN ALABAMA, MAINE AND TEXASGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)JULY 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
His motto was, "Grab a dollar to-day—but don't meddle with it if it interferes with a thousand dollars in ten years."
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Joe tried to grab him with the boathook, but it was useless, and the unhappy poltroon's body was whirled away.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Sure maybe you could grab that dough by blasting your way with the heaters plenty.
Jehosophat kicked at him with his wet feet, and tried to grab the fat red nose that hung down over the turkey's beak.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
WORDS RELATED TO GRAB
- carry away
- cast a spell on
- knock dead
- make a hit with
- make happy
- sweep off feet
- turn on
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