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Translation of "grasp" - English-Japanese dictionary

grasp

verb   /ɡrɑːsp/
to take hold of something firmly with your hand ~をしっかりつかむ He grasped my hand.
to understand something ~を理解する, 分かる 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 (困難などに)勇敢に立ち向かう 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-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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