I’ve learnt that you can say things like:

She snatched the biscuit out of his hand. (snatch ... out of)
She snatched a biscuit from the plate. (snatch ... from)

But how does it sound if I say something like:

She walked up and snatched that biscuit over/away.

Is it correct grammar? Does it make sense to native speakers?


"snatch over" doesn't exist. You can use "away" with snatch. But it is only used as an addition, when you use "to snatch from". So, your example would become:

She walked up and snatched that biscuit away from him.

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