up for grabs

This page is about the slang term up for grabs.

Meaning: unclaimed and still available

For example:

  • A few apartments are still up for grabs, but they're selling fast so you'll need to be quick if you want to buy one.

  • The teams are fighting hard, and victory is still up for grabs.

Quick Quiz:

The position of party leader is up for grabs. The position

a. is still vacant

b. has been filled

c. no longer exists

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Contributor: Matt Errey