Translation of "grasp" - English-Catalan dictionary

grasp

verb uk /ɡrɑːsp/

to take hold of something firmly with your hand

agafar (amb força)
He grasped my hand.

to understand something

copsar
I didn’t grasp what she was saying.
grasp the nettle UK

to force yourself to be brave and do something that is difficult or unpleasant

agafar el bou per les banyes
You’ve been putting off making that phone call for days – I think it’s about time you grasped the nettle!

(Translation of “grasp verb” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)