to snatch (v) to grab suddenly Example: They fought and snatched each other's glasses. in agony (phrase) suffering great physical or mental pain Example: He screamed in agony after stepping on a broken piece of glass. Every now and then (phrase) it is used to describe something that happens sometimes but not regularly Example: Since moving back to the city, he visits his grandma every now and then. to retreat (v) to move back or away Example: She retreated to the edge of the pavement when the crowd kept pushing her from behind. scaredy cat (idiom) a person who will not act on a dare. 'Fraidy cat' is the synonym Example: They called me 'scaredy cat' because I won't climb the tree.