What does it mean to "grab a hold"? There is a song by Cyndi Lauper that says
If you wanna grab a hold, let it go...
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The phrase is actually "grab ahold", and when you grab ahold of something, you grasp it or hold onto it.
For example, if you are watching a scary movie with someone, you might grab ahold of their arm during the frightening parts.
Grab a hold of yourself, grab a hold of your mind and change your life.
She grabbed hold of letter and tore it open.
Kay grabbed hold of my arm to stop herself falling.
Note: The term get a hold of somebody/something has a different meaning.