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    Looking for a word

    When a baby is grabbed with love and care by her mother, what is the exact standard English used? Could any one help please?

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    Re: Looking for a word

    Quote Originally Posted by learner7 View Post
    When a baby is grabbed with love and care by her mother, what is the exact standard English used? Could any one help please?
    "Grabbing" a baby doesn't sound like an example of love and care to me. It would only fit that context if the baby was about to be injured in some way and the mother was grabbing it to get it out of danger.

    What do you understand "to grab" to mean?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Looking for a word

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "Grabbing" a baby doesn't sound like an example of love and care to me. It would only fit that context if the baby was about to be injured in some way and the mother was grabbing it to get it out of danger.

    What do you understand "to grab" to mean?
    Well, then its - hold. Say, "When a baby is held...."; is it understandable now? Advance thanks anyway.

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    Re: Looking for a word

    You can say that a mother cradles her baby.
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    Re: Looking for a word

    Or that she cuddles her baby.

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