graspverb [ T ]uk /ɡrɑːsp/ us /ɡræsp/
grasp verb [ T ] (TAKE)
› If you grasp an opportunity, you take it eagerly.急忙抓住，毫不猶豫地把握住（機會）
- She suddenly grasped my arm and looked at me.
- I grasped the gun with both hands and took aim.
- The baby stretched out a tiny hand and grasped my finger tightly.
- Feeling herself falling, she grasped the rail with both hands.
- The eagle swooped down and grasped the rabbit in its sharp talons.
grasp verb [ T ] (UNDERSTAND)
grasp noun (HOLD)
The presidency at last looked within her grasp (= it looked possible that she might become president). 終於，總裁的職位對她來說似乎伸手可及。
The gold medal slipped from his grasp (= he was unable to get it) in the last moments of the race. 在比賽最後一刻他與金牌失之交臂。