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grip

verb uk   /ɡrɪp/ (-pp-) us  

grip verb (HOLD)

B2 [I or T] to hold very tightly: The baby gripped my finger with her tiny hand. Old tyres won't grip (= stay on the surface of the road) in the rain very well.
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grip verb (INTEREST)

C2 [T] to keep someone's attention completely: This trial has gripped the whole nation. I was gripped throughout the entire two hours of the film.

grip verb (EMOTION)

C2 [T usually passive] When an emotion such as fear grips you, you feel it strongly: Then he turned towards me and I was suddenly gripped by fear.

grip

noun uk   /ɡrɪp/ us  

grip noun (CONTROL)

[S] control over something or someone: Rebels have tightened their grip on the city.
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grip noun (HOLD)

B2 [C usually singular] a tight hold on something or someone: She tightened her grip on my arm. She would not loosen her grip on my arm.

grip noun (BAG)

[C] old-fashioned a bag for travelling that is smaller than a suitcase
Traducciones de “grip”
en coreano 꽉 움켜쥠…
en árabe قَبْضة…
en francés empoigner…
en turco sım sıkı tutma, kavrama, denetim…
en italiano presa, stretta…
en chino (tradicionál) 抓住, 緊握, 握緊…
en ruso хватка, сжатие, власть…
en polaco uchwyt, chwyt, kontrola…
en español empuñar, agarrar, aferrar…
en portugués ato de segurar, aperto…
en alemán packen…
en catalán subjecció, agafada…
en japonés しっかりつかむこと…
en chino (simplificado) 抓住, 紧握, 握紧…
(Definition of grip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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