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Meaning of “come/get to grips with sth” in the English Dictionary

"come/get to grips with sth" in British English

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come/get to grips with sth

C2 to make an ​effort to ​understand and ​deal with a ​problem or ​situation: The ​president has ​failed to come to ​grips with the two most ​importantsocialissues of ​ourtime. I can't ​seem to get to ​grips with this ​problem.
(Definition of come/get to grips with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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