Dutch English Dictionary

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greep in English:

1. grip

grip one’s attention
The attacker loosened his grip.
Becoming stupid or losing your grip in the world isn't an inevitable consequence.
Don't loosen your grip on the rope or youll fall
My mother gripped me and kissed on the forehead
Before the horse race begins, the jockeys grip the reins tightly to restrain the impatient horses.
The astronaut lost his grip on the wrench and all he could do was watch in dismay as it floated serenely away.
When an emotion grips you, you feel it very strongly. opanować [often passive] He was gripped by fear.
Pyongyang's iron grip on the lives of ordinary citizens is finally slipping
Maybe this is my opportunity to loosen his grip on the president
Grip - You might even already have your hand on the object. eg As the plane landed, Mary gripped Tom's hand. It was clear that he was scared, by the way he gripped the arms of the chair.
This car has much better grip than my old car.
The complicated plot of the novel gripped me and I couldn’t stop reading until I finished the book.
The President struggled to regain his grip on power. to make an effort to control your emotions and behave more calmly
I have enjoyed all your books, but do you really get to grips with people?