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bear hug

1. a wrestling hold in which the arms are locked tightly round an opponent's chest and arms
2. Commerce an approach to the board of one company by another to indicate that an offer is to be made for their shares
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PHOTO : From Bear Hug Grips--the "Skeeter Skelton Style" zebrawood handgun grip.
The officer added: "The teacher was frozen to the spot - the bear hug was quite strong and she couldn't move.
He received applause for helping to make history--Judson Dance Theater is recognized as the cradle of postmodern dance (see "Misha's New Passion," DANCE MAGAZINE, November 2000, page 54)--and a bear hug from Rainer.
Placing the suspect in a bear hug, the former Marine drill instructor yelled to bystanders to call police.
A 23-year-old man with a trolley full of cigarettes was grabbed in a bear hug by one man as his accomplice ran off with the trolley.
I would like to thank this little boy, whoever you are, for your kind words and don't forget, if you see me in town come and give me a big bear hug.
Married Hogan's attention was also drawn by another guest - agony aunt Denise Robertson, who jokily declared an interest in taking him up on a tight bear hug if he became available.
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Those of us fortunate to be able to receive France2TV were treated to a great display of solidarity not only within the camp of the defeated, but also between the two teams, including a bear hug of sportsmanship and friendship between those two old warriors, Galthi and Woods.
Years before my father and I had "the talk"--before he promised he'd love me no matter what, gave my boyfriend a bear hug, and said he was welcome in his home anytime--their existed an entirely different relation ship between us.
As he got two steps away from me both arms came up and he had me in a bear hug, stabbing the back of my head,' a bandaged Mr Kahn recalled yesterday.
FUN FUR ZTwo bears play around BITE SIZED JYolanda grabs huge salmon BEAR HUG ZYolanda has a nap while holding fish