English version

grab bag

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrab bagˈgrab ˌbag noun American English 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]DCC a container filled with small presents that you put your hand in to pick one out syn lucky dip British English2 [singular]MIX a mixture of different things or stylesgrab bag of 🔊 The treaty covers a grab bag of issues.3 [singular] informalCHANCE/BY CHANCE a situation in which things are decided by chance
Examples from the Corpus
grab bagWe were left with a grab bag of effects, only a modicum of which registered.A true grab bag filled with unexpected surprises.Burwell is known for her visionary grab bag of charmingly painted furniture, and increasingly, for her stunning computer graphics work.
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