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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theylatch onto
he/she/itlatches onto
present participlelatching onto
past tenselatched onto
past participlelatched onto
  1. 1
    latch onto someone to go with someone who does not want to be with you

    Two boys tried to latch onto us as we were leaving.

  2. 2
    latch onto something to immediately become very interested in something that you discover

    The media latched onto the rumour and reported it as fact.

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