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  1. beachboy's Avatar
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    #1

    grab x clasp

    He jumped up, grabbed his backpack and ran for the train as it left the station.
    Although they're not synonyms, would it be right to say clasp instead of grab?

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    #2

    Re: grab x clasp

    It's possible, though it is not easy to run while clasping a backpack in your arms..

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