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snatch

Weightlifting a lift in which the weight is raised in one quick motion from the floor to an overhead position
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Police released CCTV images of one of the snatches which took place on Blackfriars Road, in Salford, at about 5.
POLICE have urged people to be vigilant after a spate of handbag snatches in Birmingham.
Each snatch is a "gotcha"--the snatcher giggles, grins, and leers until another player snatches one of his or her words and gets the chance to sneer or leer in turn.