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English words containing latch on:

Latch on


Meanings of Latch on:

phrasal verb

(of a breastfeeding baby) get its mouth into the correct position around the nipple.

Usage examples:

Jamie wasn't latching on properly, and my nipple got sorer and sorer

Meanings of Latch on to:

phrasal verb

Take up an idea or trend enthusiastically.

Usage examples:

The newspapers latched on to the idea of healthy eating

Meanings of Latch onto:

phrasal verb

(esp. of living things) to become firmly attached to someone or something

Usage examples:

Antibodies latch onto proteins on the surfaces of the virus., in 1991, the company latched onto the…

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