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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.
I need some winter boots with a better grip.
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.
We need to get a grip on how dangerous this situation is.
For goodness' sake, get a grip on yourself.
So far we have failed to come to grips with the magnitude of this problem.
Are you starting to lose your grip on reality?
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View the pronunciation for grip.
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of grip from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.