latch on

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latch on (third-person singular simple present latches on, present participle latching on, simple past and past participle latched on)

  1. To grasp firmly; to become attached to.
    • 2006, Ariana Franklin, City of Shadows, page 68
      "She'll latch on quick when she remembers. It'll impress the customers. And open up the American market."