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I think the world's a little smaller these days. With the Internet and the availability of people, the pool of English speaking actors - not just American actors, but Brits, Australians, New Zealanders, Irish. We're all up for grabs.
Sonya Walger

Meaning of "up for grabs" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UP FOR GRABS

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UP FOR GRABS

up a gumtree
up a tree
up against
up and down
up and running
up close and personal
up country
up for
up for it
up front
up hill and down dale
up in arms
up in the air
up one´s alley
up one´s sleeve
up one´s street
up oneself
up the ante
up the boohai
up the creek

WORDS THAT END LIKE UP FOR GRABS

abdabs
abs
bs
clubs
combs
crabs
crumbs
Cubs
Doubs
draw the crabs
dribs and drabs
Gibbs
habdabs
Hobbs
Krebs
obs
Proverbs
scrubs
subs
trabs

Synonyms and antonyms of up for grabs in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UP FOR GRABS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «up for grabs» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of up for grabs

Translation of «up for grabs» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UP FOR GRABS

Find out the translation of up for grabs to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of up for grabs from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «up for grabs» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

待价而沽
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

en juego
570 millions of speakers

English

up for grabs
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पकड़े जाने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لقمة سائغة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

для захватов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em disputa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গাদাগাদি জন্য আপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à gagner
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk dimenangi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zu gewinnen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

容易に手に入る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누구나 손쉽게 구할 수있는 최대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Munggah kanggo entuk
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

up for grabs
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இழுத்தடிக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आकर्शित साठी अप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kapmak için yukarı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

in palio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

do zgarnięcia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

для захоплень
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de luat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επάνω για τις αρπαγές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

op die spel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att slåss
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

opp til tak
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of up for grabs

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UP FOR GRABS»

The term «up for grabs» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.490 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UP FOR GRABS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about up for grabs

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9 QUOTES WITH «UP FOR GRABS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word up for grabs.
1
Rona Barrett
It's ironic, but until you can free those final monsters within the jungle of yourself, your life, your soul is up for grabs.
2
James L. Brooks
Tone is up for grabs in what we do - what's the tone of the scene.
3
Sete Gibernau
I would obviously like to have been arriving in Valencia with the title still up for grabs, let's not kid ourselves, but even though Valentino has won, the season is not over for me.
4
Colin Greenwood
I don't think anything's underground anymore. And I think that's a good thing. Everything is up for grabs.
5
Jeremy Hunt
I don't think the BBC supporting digital switchover is top slicing. Top slicing is putting the license fee up for grabs for other broadcasters to bid for.
6
Richard Powers
We will live with racism for ever. But senses of self, senses of belonging, senses of us and of others? Those are up for grabs.
7
Diana Quick
I'm a complete addict of The 'X Factor,' so I can see why everyone gets so inspired. But there's a downside to celebrity: your life is up for grabs, your career is much more disposable, and you are therefore vulnerable. It's a high price to pay.
8
Miranda Richardson
In my industry, everybody wants to know everything about you, and it's just dumb. I think the only way of maintaining some of that mystique is by not giving away too much about yourself. It has served me well so far. I never want to feel up for grabs.
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Sonya Walger
I think the world's a little smaller these days. With the Internet and the availability of people, the pool of English speaking actors - not just American actors, but Brits, Australians, New Zealanders, Irish. We're all up for grabs.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UP FOR GRABS»

Discover the use of up for grabs in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to up for grabs and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Up for Grabs: A Trip Through Time and Space in the Sunshine ...
" John Rothchild , a former editor of Washington Monthly, columnist for Time and Fortune, and contributor to Esquire, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Magazine, and the New York Times Magazine, is author or coauthor of nine books, including A Fool ...
John Rothchild, 2000
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The Lost Majority: Why the Future of Government Is Up for ...
With important critiques of the possible Republican presidential nominations in 2012, this is a timely, inspiring look at the next era of American politics.
Sean Trende, 2012
3
Up for Grabs
When bold archaeologist Jesse McCain began digging up Lauren Adam's property and her past, the secretive adventurer discovers a passionate woman that could change his life forever. Original.
Kristen Robinette, 1996
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The Future of the Internet: Up for grabs
About the series: Technology builders, entrepreneurs, consultants, academicians, and futurists from around the world share their wisdom in The Future of the Internet surveys conducted by the Pew Internet & American Life Project and Elon ...
Harrison Rainie, Janna Quitney Anderson, Susannah Fox, 2008
5
Up for Grabs: Exploring the Worlds of Gender
An anthology of erotic stories where gender is up for grabs.
Lauren P. Burka, 2009
6
Up for Grabs/Hot on His Trail
Two contemporary romances feature an ace reporter who gets more than a story from a wary CIA agent, and a shy policeman who steals a young woman's heart but may be setting her up for an unpleasant surprise. Original.
Lori Copeland, 1995
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Up for Grabs
Then she discovers how the big players really work.David Williamson has crafted a dazzling, caustic comedy where the exploration of greed and need is joyously coupled with the razor-sharp wit of his dialogue.
David Williamson, 2002
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Up for Grabs
Erle Stanley Gardner. “She drove up in the rented car, transferred her baggage, and took off for San Francisco. All of that we know and can prove. “The next morning Chester turned his rented car in and went to pick up his owncar. “When he ...
Erle Stanley Gardner, 2014
9
Plays by David Williamson: The Removalists, The Club, Up for ...
This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.
General Books LLC, 2010
10
Up for Grabs
An accountant, a pair of petty criminals, a building contractor, a vice cop, all with a personal interest in the millions that are up for grabs.
Douglas Wright, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UP FOR GRABS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term up for grabs is used in the context of the following news items.
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Bragging rights up for grabs as Queen of the South and Annan …
Local bragging rights are up for grabs this weekend as Annan Athletic host Queens. Both managers have this week been talking up the 'derby' Scottish League ... «Scottish Daily Record, Jul 15»
2
Claiborne House bed and breakfast up for grabs in exchange for …
FRANKLIN COUNTY (WSLS 10) – A half-million dollar historic bed and breakfast is up for grabs. All you have to do is give the owners a check for $150 and write ... «WSLS, Jul 15»
3
Townsley: Places up for grabs in Workington Reds team
Workington Reds boss Derek Townsley said places are up for grabs in his starting 11 for the new season after a tough 0-0 draw at home to Penrith last night. «News & Star, Jul 15»
4
Safety one of a few starting spots up for grabs at Redskins camp
Trent Murphy and Preston Smith will battle for a starting spot at outside linebacker, and if DeAngelo Hall isn't healthy, his spot at cornerback is up for grabs. «Roanoke Times, Jul 15»
5
Forestry law puts 'land up for grabs'
Proposed new forestry standards will put huge swathes of New Zealand land up for grabs for overseas forestry companies, a meeting has heard. At a public ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
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(VIDEO) Time Inc. CEO Ripp Sees Media Future 'All Up For Grabs'
CANNES - Joe Ripp has seen about as many incarnations of Time Inc. as there have been in the digital era. Joining in 1985 as an assistant comptroller, ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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London Cornish: Fundraiser with big prizes up for grabs
Up for grabs will also be tickets for matches at Premiership side Worcester Warriors and Championship clubs Bristol and Cornish Pirates matches. However, the ... «Croydon Guardian, Jul 15»
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Time Inc. CEO Ripp Sees Media Future 'All Up For Grabs'
CANNES – Joe Ripp has seen about as many incarnations of Time Inc. as there have been in the digital era. Joining in 1985 as an assistant comptroller, ... «Beet.TV, Jul 15»
9
Millionaire tenants: The poshest rental homes up for grabs
Tap into your inner aristocrat with a stint at Norton Hall. This grand country house has nine bedrooms, a six reception rooms and a cottage. Its pedigree stretches ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Hartlepool United shirts are up for grabs
Ten blue and white shirts are up for grabs says Hartlepool United boss Ronnie ... “It's up to the players - those not selected can't come moaning to me if they are ... «Hartlepool Mail, Jul 15»

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