Collar and Pinch


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Collar noun – The act of taking or holding under one's control by authority of law.
Usage example: when the murderer was finally apprehended, the detective who doggedly checked every single lead got credit for the collar

Pinch is a synonym for collar in law topic. In some cases you can use "Pinch" instead the word "Collar" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like nab. popular alternative
Nearby Words: collared, collaring, collet, collaret
Synonyms for Collar


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Pinch noun – The act of taking into one's control by authority of law.
Usage example: an innocent person caught up in a city-wide pinch of drug dealers

Collar is a synonym for pinch in arrest topic. You can use "Collar" instead the word "Pinch" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as law. popular alternative
Nearby Words: pinched, pinching
Synonyms for Pinch

How words are described

small small collar small pinch
massive massive collar massive pinch
big big collar big pinch
little little collar little pinch
Other adjectives: compare, occasional.

Both words in one sentence

  • In Deadly Shadows, Garrett can instantly pinch an unsuspecting passerby's shiny purse, bracelets and collar, and it'll still take them about ten seconds to notice.
  • Music / Ready To Die Gangsta Rap: A mix of Blue Collar, Commercial and Hardcore, with a pinch of Mafioso (the Mafioso influence would become greater on his second album).
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Pinch or Collar. 2016. Accessed November 29, 2020.

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