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grip /grip/
  • danh từ
    • rãnh nhỏ, mương nhỏ
    • sự cầm chặt, sự nắm chặt, sự ôm chặt, sự kẹp chặt; sự kìm kẹp
      • to keep a tigh grip on one's horse: kẹp chặt lấy mình ngựa
      • in the grip of poverty: trong sự o ép của cảnh nghèo
    • sự thu hút (sự chú ý)
      • to lose one's grip on one's audience: không thu hút được sự chú ý của người nghe nữa
    • sự hiểu thấu, sự nắm vững, sự am hiểu
      • to have a good grip of a problem: nắm vững vấn đề
      • to have a good grip of the situation: am hiểu tình hình
    • tay phanh (xe cộ), tay hãm (máy móc...)
    • báng (súng); chuôi, cán (đồ dùng)
    • kìm, kẹp
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) (như) gripsack
    • to be at grips
      • giáp lá cà; ở thế ghì chặt (quyền Anh)
    • to come to grips
      • đánh giáp lá cà; ghì chặt (quyền Anh)
  • ngoại động từ
    • nắm chặt, ôm chặt, kẹp chặt
      • to grip something in a vice: kẹp chặt vật gì vào êtô
    • thu hút (sự chú ý)
      • the speaker grip ed the attention of his audience: diễn giả thu hút được sự chú ý của người nghe
    • nắm vững (kiến thức...)
    • nội động từ
      • kép chặt; ăn (phanh)
        • the brakes did not grip: phanh không ăn
    Concise Dictionary
    +the act of grasping
    +the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    +a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
    +the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
    +worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
    +a firm controlling influence
    +a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place
    +hold fast or firmly
    +to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
    +to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 hold, grasp, clutch, handgrip, clasp, hand-clasp:
    Losing his grip on the rope, he plummeted into the abyss.
    2 control, command, hold, mastery; authority, influence, power, rule, domination, sovereignty, tenure, dominion, suzerainty, custody:
    Peter is losing his grip on reality. The dictator kept a tight grip on the people right up to his death
    3 grasp, understanding, apprehension, comprehension, sense, sensitivity, feel, feeling, awareness, perception, view, Slang US handle:
    Skerry is having trouble getting a grip on what you plan to do.
    4 handgrip, valise, (travelling or overnight) bag, case, satchel, suitcase, Brit holdall, US and Canadian carry-all:
    I got off the plane in New York, but my grip went on to Detroit.
    5 come or get to grips with. tackle, confront, approach, handle, meet (head on), undertake, grapple or contend with, cope or deal with, face:
    We must come to grips with the problem of Cassandra.
    6 grasp, clutch, clasp, hold, seize:
    He gripped the handle of the revolver more tightly.
    7 engross, engage, hold, fascinate, enthral, entrance, absorb, mesmerize, hypnotize, spellbind, rivet:
    Just at the gripping climax, the reel broke and the film stopped.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    holding tightly
    1 [C, usually sing.] ~ (on sb/sth) an act of holding sb/sth tightly; a particular way of doing this: Keep a tight grip on the rope. + to loosen / release / relax your grip + She tried to get a grip on the icy rock. + The climber slipped and lost her grip. + She struggled from his grip. + Try adjusting your grip on the racket.
    control / power
    2 [sing.] ~ (on sb/sth) control or power over sb/sth: The home team took a firm grip on the game in the second half. + Our main objective now is to tighten the grip we have on the market. + The Prime Minister needs to keep a tight grip on his party.
    3 [sing.] ~ (on sth) an understanding of sth: I couldn't get a grip on what was going on. + You need to keep a good grip on reality in this job.
    moving without slipping
    4 [U] the ability of sth to move over a surface without slipping: These tyres give the bus better grip in slippery conditions. + This type of sole gives good grip on snow and ice.
    stops hands slipping
    5 [C] a part of sth that has a special surface so that it can be held without the hands slipping: the grip on a golf club + a rubber / plastic grip
    for hair
    6 [C] (BrE) = HAIRGRIP
    job in the movies
    7 [C] a person who prepares and moves the cameras, and sometimes the lighting equipment, when a film/movie is being made
    8 [C] (old-fashioned) a large soft bag, used when travelling
    Idioms: come / get to grips with sth to begin to understand and deal with sth difficult: I'm slowly getting to grips with the language + They have so far failed to come to grips with the ecological problems.
    get / take a grip (on yourself) to improve your behaviour or control your emotions after being afraid, upset or angry: I have to take a grip on myself, he told himself firmly. + (informal) Get a grip (= make an effort to control your emotions)!
    in the grip of sth experiencing sth unpleasant that cannot be stopped: a country in the grip of recession
    lose your grip (on sth) to become unable to understand or control a situation: Sometimes I feel I'm losing my grip.
    + verb (-pp-)
    hold tightly
    1 to hold sth tightly: [VN] 'Please don't go,' he said, gripping her arm. + [V] She gripped on to the railing with both hands.
    interest / excite
    2 [VN] to interest or excite sb; to hold sb's attention: The book grips you from start to finish. + I was totally gripped by the story.
    See also - GRIPPING
    have powerful effect
    3 [VN] (of an emotion or a situation) to have a powerful effect on sb/sth: I was gripped by a feeling of panic. + A sudden fear gripped me. + Terrorism has gripped the country for the past two years.
    move / hold without slipping
    4 to hold onto or to move over a surface without slipping: [VN] tyres that grip the road [also V](also grip) (both BrE) (AmE bobby pin)
    + noun
    a small thin piece of metal or plastic folded in the middle, used by women for holding their hair in place
    Compare: HAIRPIN
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 hold on sth


    firm, good, secure, strong, tight | cruel, crushing, fierce, iron, painful, punishing, vice-like
    Her upper arms were seized in an iron grip.
    | restraining


    He still had a firm grip on my arm.
    | get, take
    Taking a tight grip on the hook, he began to pull it towards himself.
    | keep
    Keep a secure grip on the rope at all times.
    | lose
    She slipped and lost her grip of the rope.
    | tighten
    Robert tightened his grip on her shoulder.
    | loosen, relax, release, slacken


    tighten | loosen, relax, slacken
    His grip slackened and she tore herself away.


    in a/sb's ~
    Hold the microphone in a firm grip. She was powerless in his vice-like grip.
    | ~ on
    She relaxed her grip on the door frame.

    2 power/control


    firm, iron, powerful, strong, tight, vice-like


    The Church does not have a strong grip on the population.
    | get, take
    The government needs to get a grip on this problem. (informal) Get a grip! (= take control of yourself, your life, etc.)
    | keep
    We need to keep a tight grip on costs.
    | strengthen, tighten
    They managed to strengthen their grip on the southern part of the country.
    | lose
    (informal) Sometimes I feel I'm losing my grip (= losing control of my life, etc.)


    in sth's ~
    Winter still held them in its iron grip. a country in the grip of recession
    | ~ on
    The government does not seem to have a very firm grip on the economy.


    come/get to grips with sth
    (= to begin to take control of sth or understand sth difficult)I'm slowly getting to grips with the language.

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