McBride then reportedly turned on the women, and grabbed Baker violently.
So, Macbeth grabbed his dagger and killed the king right off.
On the last day I saw him, he grabbed me in the rain while my car was blocking the road and held me and said “I love you.”
He then called 911, and when a fire truck arrived, he says Sowell grabbed the woman and pulled her into the house.
When he grabbed the wire," Hafrich said, "I shot him, as ordered.
He grabbed at it, and, over-balancing, fell with a splash into the water.
Six navvies, three to the man, jumped and grabbed the combatants.
She danced up to her mother and kissed her, and before Mrs. Simpson could change her mind, Cindy grabbed Alec's hand.
He grabbed the groveling butcher and hoisted him from his wallow.
And she grabbed him and very nearly threw him out into the street—could have done it, I believe, as easily as not.
1580s, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German grabben "to grab," from Proto-Germanic *grab (cf. Old English græppian "to seize," Old Saxon garva, Old High German garba "sheaf," literally "that which is gathered up together"), from PIE *ghrebh- "to seize, reach" (cf. Sanskrit grbhnati "seizes," Old Persian grab- "seize" as possession or prisoner, Old Church Slavonic grabiti "to seize, rob," Lithuanian grebiu "to rake"). Sense of "to get by unscrupulous methods" reinforced by grab game, a kind of swindle, attested from 1846. Related: Grabbed; grabbing.
1777, "thing grabbed;" 1824, "act of grabbing," from grab (v.). Up for grabs attested from 1945 in jive talk.