Don't wait: Seize the moment.
Seize the day, boys and girls.
Democratic lawmakers are certain to seize on Mr.
Seize the Day, novella by American author Saul Bellow, published in 1956.
Plans were made to seize the Philippines as a base for the invasion of Japan.
Seize control of events or, sure as shooting, they will seize control of you.
General Haftar’s men then pulled out of parts of Tripoli, the capital, which they have tried to seize.
I think that for old-time Chicagoans the New Yorkers of “Seize the Day” are emotionally thinner, or one-dimensional.
Every so often the Central Intelligence Agency uses the proviso to seize the profits of a book by an incautious ex-spook.
Their mission was to seize provincial capitals and obliterate any Vietnamese Army (PVA) forces in the areas between them.
Despite two helicopters and 97 agents, its first message in May reportedly failed to fine anyone, arrest anyone or seize anything.
We have grounds to seize the substance behind the slogans and ensure that any government is serious about giving people back control.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez sent troops to seize the country's privately owned rice mills, accusing them of disobeying his price controls.
Alarm signals are flashing at the plan for Matt Hancock to seize Henry VIII powers over the English NHS, freeing the health secretary to follow political foibles and to favour cronies.
It's legal for customs officers to seize travelers' electronic devices and peruse them without a warrant, regardless of whether the traveler is a visitor, visa-holder, or even a US citizen.
Hifter has developed a reputation as a truculent, iron-fisted commander who spurned politics, played his foreign allies against each other, and regularly boasted of his intention to seize power by force.
GameStop decided it could not seize on the Reddit-fueled rally in its shares to sell hundreds of millions of dollars worth of stock because of regulatory restrictions, according to three people familiar the U.S. video game retailer's internal deliberations.
Mr. de Blasio had hoped to seize the progressive energy rippling through the Democratic Party, using his accomplishments in New York — including the introduction of universal prekindergarten and paid sick leave and raising the minimum wage — to make his case.
These seemingly pragmatic factions of the conservation discourse seize on any opportunity to highlight poaching incidents in countries (such as Kenya) that have wildlife hunting bans, and employ a faulty economic analysis to the profitability of wildlife trade.
That year, an uprising against Ukraine's pro-Russian president, Viktor Yanukovych, ushered in a Western-leaning government, but Russia used the opportunity to seize the Crimean peninsula and arm insurgent groups to occupy parts of the industrialised east of Ukraine.
- take hold of; grab
Example: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter
- take or capture by force
Example: The terrorists seized the politicians
- take possession of by force, as after an invasion
Example: the invaders seized the land and property of the inhabitants
- take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
Example: The FBI seized the drugs
- seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
- hook by a pull on the line
Example: Fear seized the prisoners
- capture the attention or imagination of
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