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TOKYO (AP) — A prestigious Japanese university is giving away hundreds of iPhones, in part to use its Global Positioning System to nab students that skip ...
Sweden's Investor AB has been creating a ruckus akin to the wheeling and dealing usually associated with private-equity firms. Behind the change: Boerje Ekholm, who last year became the investment firm's new chief executive.
They also had to nab him red-handed, or the Paris force, which detested the Sûrete for intruding into its terrain, would raise a ruckus.
'Gifts' Case Nabs a Star
A four-year investigation into gifts lavished on mutual-fund companies by Wall Street has claimed its biggest name: Peter Lynch, legendary investor and adviser to mutual-fund giant Fidelity Investments.
Mr. Lynch, the former Fidelity portfolio-manager star who remains an executive at the company, settled a civil case with the Securities and Exchange Commission alleging that he inappropriately directed two traders on Fidelity's equity desk to obtain tickets to high-profile and often sold-out events.
lavish sth on sb/sth phrasal verb
to give someone a lot, or too much, of something such as money, presents or attention:
She lavishes money on her grandchildren.
The committee lavished praise on the project.
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noun [C usually singular] MAINLY US INFORMAL
a noisy situation or argument; a rumpus
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verb [T] -bb- INFORMAL
to take something suddenly, or to catch or arrest a criminal:
Undercover police officers nabbed (= caught) the men at the airport.
Someone nabbed my apple when I wasn't looking!