Phrasal Verbs With 'Latch'

We have 4 phrasal verb definition related to 'latch'.

Latch on

Meaning:

Understand, often after a long time

Example:

They were lying, but it took her ages to LATCH ON.

Latch on to

Meaning:

Understand something, often after a long time

Example:

The police didn't LATCH ON TO what the crooks were doing for years.

Latch onto

Meaning:

Connect to something

Example:

The gecko LATCHED ONTO the ceiling.

Latch onto

Meaning:

Decide or realise that something is good or profitable

Example:

Oil companies have LATCHED ONTO environmental ideas.


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