Translation of "grasp" - English-Korean dictionary

grasp

verb uk /ɡrɑːsp/

to take hold of something firmly with your hand

움켜잡다
He grasped my hand.

to understand something

이해하다
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

곤경에 맞서다
You’ve been putting off making that phone call for days – I think it’s about time you grasped the nettle!

(Translation of “grasp verb” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)