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Pronunciation: /grɪp/

Translation of grip in French:


  • 2to lose one's grip on reality perdre contact avec la réalité to come to grips with sth en venir aux prises avec qch get a grip on yourself! ressaisis-toi!

vt (p prés etc -pp-)

  • 2 [tyres] adhérer à [road]; [shoes] accrocher à [ground]

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