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She grasped his hand and pulled him towards her.
He grasped her firmly by the shoulders.
He was finding it difficult to grasp the rules of the game.
You should try to grasp the meaning of whole sentences.
Charlie grasped the point at once.
We must grasp every opportunity if we are going to succeed.
He had failed to grasp his one chance of happiness.
This is the British English definition of grasp. View American English definition of grasp.
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