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This page is about the slang term nab

Meaning: to catch someone doing something wrong

For example:

  • Drug testers have nabbed another professional cyclist for taking steroids.

  • Some kids were nabbed while stealing sweets from the store.

Quick Quiz:

Some of the students were nabbed for

a. cheating in the exam

b. studying for the exam

c. doing practice exams

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Contributor: Matt Errey