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Spanish translation of “grip”

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.
(Definition of grip from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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