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Marguerite took my hand in a surprisingly strong grip.
Pete tightened his grip on her arm.
She loosened her grip on the steering-wheel.
The President struggled to regain his grip on power.
The church no longer has a strong grip on the population.
The country was in the grip of an economic crisis.
The forest is still in the grip of winter.
So far we have failed to come to grips with the magnitude of this problem.
We need to get a grip on how dangerous this situation is.
For goodness’ sake, get a grip on yourself.
Are you starting to lose your grip on reality?
This is the American English definition of grip. View British English definition of grip.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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