A cold: go up to his face and inhale deeply.
A mancold: go up to the face of a purple people eater and inhale deeply.
A ball: with your hands.
A football: with Gary Ablett's hands (rest of body not mandatory).
A taxi: with a very large hand.
A train: with extremely large hands, and gloves.
A falling star: with a black hole.
A meteorite that is going to cause colossal devastation to the earth: by consulting the timetable and being at the station a few minutes before it is due to arrive, except on Sunday.
A moment: with a camera.
A tune: with a somewhat unfocused camera, or possibly, a microphone.
A television show on when you are at work: with a mancold, and a television.
A fish: with a net.
An escaped criminal: by digging a criminal-shaped hole and waiting for them to fall in it.
An escaped criminal fish: with luck, they're especially slippery.
A period in history: with a history-shaped hole.
A runaway horse: by going up close to the face of a rugged manly-looking fellow from on the Snowy River and inhaling.
A wolf in sheep's clothing: with a huntsman in tree's clothing.
A nudist: with clothing.
A dwarf: with a giant.
A friend at a difficult moment: with an awkward pause.
A comma: with the hands of a linguistician.
A clause: with a comma.
A phrase: with a slogan.
A sentence: with a full stop.