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Italian translation of “grasp”

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grasp

verb
 
/ɡrɑːsp/
to take hold of something firmly with your hand
afferrare, agguantare
He grasped my hand.
to understand something
afferrare
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
prendere di petto il problema
You’ve been putting off making that phone call for days – I think it’s about time you grasped the nettle!
(Definition of grasp verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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