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grasp

verb [T] (UNDERSTAND)
理解
 
 
/ɡrɑːsp/ US  /ɡræsp/
to understand something, especially something difficult
理解,领悟,明白(尤指费解之事)
I think I managed to grasp the main points of the lecture.
我觉得我还是理解了演讲的要点。
The Government has acknowledged that homelessness is a problem but it has failed to grasp the scale of the problem.
政府已经承认很多人无家可归是个问题,但还没有意识到问题的严重性。
Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of grasp verb (UNDERSTAND) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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