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Translation of "grasp" - English-Italian dictionary

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!
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