cop hold of

cop hold of
cop hold of Brit. take hold of.
Main Entry: cop

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  • cop hold of — [usu. in imperative] Brit. take hold of cop hold of the suitcase, I m off * * * cop hold of Brit informal : to grab or take hold of (something) Cop hold of this part while I tighten the screw. • • • Main Entry: ↑cop cop hold of see ↑cop …   Useful english dictionary

  • cop hold of something — cop hold of sth f1 idiom (BrE, informal) to take hold of sth Main entry: ↑copidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cop hold of — Brit. take hold of. → cop …   English new terms dictionary

  • cop — informal ► NOUN ▪ a police officer. ► VERB (copped, copping) 1) catch or arrest (an offender). 2) incur (something unwelcome). 3) (cop off) have a sexual encounter. 4) …   English terms dictionary

  • (to) cop hold — • to take hold of, to look at. Also cop a feel to grope someone sexually …   Londonisms dictionary

  • cop — cop1 S3 [kɔp US ka:p] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: copper police officer (19 21 centuries), from COP2 to arrest (19 20 centuries)] 1.) informal a police officer ▪ the local cop ▪ a narcotics cop ▪ He pull …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cop — 1 noun (C) 1 informal a police officer: a motorcycle cop 2 not be much cop BrE slang to not be very good: The film wasn t much cop, was it? 3 it s a fair cop BrE spoken humorous used when someone has discovered that you have done something wrong… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cop — cop1 informal noun a police officer. verb (cops, copping, copped) 1》 catch or arrest (an offender). 2》 incur (something unwelcome). 3》 (cop off) Brit. have a sexual encounter. 4》 (cop out) avoid doing something that one ought to do. 5》 US obtain… …   English new terms dictionary

  • cop — Verb. 1. To commune with someone sexually desirable, occasionally in so much as having sex. An abbreviation of cop off. 2. To take. E.g. Cop hold of this hammer whilst I get the spanner. Also Cop this!  a facetious remark said immediately prior… …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Cop (film) — Cop Directed by James B. Harris Produced by James B. Harris James Woods …   Wikipedia

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