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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “latch on”

latch on

UK informal phrasal verb with latch /lætʃ/ verb [I or T]
to begin to understand something
开始明白,开始了解
It took me ages to latch on to what she was talking about.
我好半天才弄明白她在说什么。
Understanding and comprehending
(Definition of latch on from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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