A Word A Day : Clutch

Word of 3rd May 2007: A Word A Day-Clutch


( Verb )

A drowning man will clutch at a straw.







Contextual Examples:

A good administration is one that can have a grip of the circumstances and tackle each problem on merit.

The shrewd seize the opportunity of accomplishment at the right moment.

I threw a ball to her and she caught it.





Contextual Examples:

The government released all the aged prisoners on the Independence Day.

The government has ordered all agricultural landlords to liberate the bonded labor from compulsory work.

This has led to the emancipation of the bonded labor that now has their wider opportunities of work of their choice.

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