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Definition of "latch onto" [latch onto]

  • To obtain, acquire or get and keep hold of something. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "latch onto" in a sentence
  • "“But I will promise you this, Mr. Sadler—when we put Pierce away for murder, I’ll find a way to latch onto you as an accessory.”"
  • "Theo Walcott - hoping to be in the England World Cup squad - beat the offside trap to latch onto Bacary Sagna's pass and dart into the right side of the penalty area."