Translation of "grip" - English-Spanish dictionary

grip

noun uk /ɡrɪp/ us /ɡrɪp/

an act of holding something tightly

sujeción, manera de agarrar
She tightened her grip on my arm.
verb uk /ɡrɪp/ us /ɡrɪp/ present participle gripping, past tense and past participle gripped

to hold something tightly

agarrar
She gripped his arm.

to keep someone’s attention completely

cautivar la atención de
This trial has gripped the nation.

(Translation of “grip” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

grip

verb /ɡrip/ (past tense, past participle gripped)

to take a firm hold of

empuñar, agarrar, aferrar, asir
He gripped his stick
The speaker gripped (the attention of) his audience.
gripping adjective

which holds the attention

absorbente, que engancha
a gripping story.
come to grips with

to deal with (a problem, difficulty etc)

abordar, atacar
The government needs to come to grips with the problem of youth unemployment.
lose one’s grip

to lose understanding or control

perder el control
He started to lose his grip on reality.

(Translation of “grip” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)