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grasp

US [ɡræsp]
UK [ɡrɑːsp]
  • v.理解;领会;抓紧;明白
  • n.领会;紧握;控制;紧抓
  • Web抓住;掌握;抓牢
Simple Present:grasps  Present Participle:grasping  Past Tense:grasped  
grasp
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v.
1.
~ sb/sth
抓紧;抓牢to take a firm hold of sb/sth
He grasped my hand and shook it warmly.
他热情地抓住我的手握了起来。
Kay grasped him by the wrist.
凯紧紧抓住他的手腕。
2.
理解;领会;领悟;明白to understand sth completely
They failed to grasp the importance of his words.
他们没有理解他的话的重要性。
She was unable to grasp how to do it.
她弄不明白这事该怎么做。
It took him some time to grasp that he was now a public figure.
他过了些时候才意识到自己已是个公众人物了。
3.
~ a chance/an opportunity
急忙抓住,毫不犹豫地抓住(机会)to take an opportunity without hesitating and use it
I grasped the opportunity to work abroad.
我毫不犹豫地抓住了去国外工作的机会。
IDM
grasp the nettle
果断地处理棘手问题to deal with a difficult situation firmly and without hesitating
n.
1.
紧抓;紧握;控制a firm hold of sb/sth or control over sb/sth
I grabbed him, but he slipped from my grasp.
我紧抓着他,可他还是从我手里溜掉了。
She felt a firm grasp on her arm.
她感到手臂被紧紧地抓住了。
Don't let the situation escape from your grasp.
别让局面失去控制。
2.
理解(力);领会a person's understanding of a subject or of difficult facts
He has a good grasp of German grammar.
他德语语法掌握得很好。
These complex formulae are beyond the grasp of the average pupil.
这些复杂的公式是一般小学生不能理解的。
3.
能力所及the ability to get or achieve sth
Success was within her grasp .
她有把握获得成功。

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