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grip

verb [I/T]  /ɡrɪp/ ( present participle -pp-) us  
to hold something tightly, or stick to something: [T] The baby gripped my finger. [I] Worn tires don’t grip very well on wet roads. If an emotion grips you, you feel it strongly: [T] Brady was gripped by fear.

grip

noun [C usually sing]  /ɡrɪp/ us  
a way of holding something, or a tight hold: She has a strong/firm/weak grip. He lost his grip on Nancy’s arm. fig. They were in the grip of a tropical storm (= suffering its effects).
Translations of “grip”
in Korean 꽉 움켜쥠…
in Arabic قَبْضة…
in French empoigner…
in Turkish sım sıkı tutma, kavrama, denetim…
in Italian presa, stretta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抓住, 緊握, 握緊…
in Russian хватка, сжатие, власть…
in Polish uchwyt, chwyt, kontrola…
in Spanish empuñar, agarrar, aferrar…
in Portuguese ato de segurar, aperto…
in German packen…
in Catalan subjecció, agafada…
in Japanese しっかりつかむこと…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抓住, 紧握, 握紧…
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