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British English: /ɡrɪp/
American English: /ɡrɪp/

Translation of grip in Italian:


  • 1 (hold) to tighten one's grip on something
    stringere la presa
    to relax one's grip on something
    allentare la presa su qualcosa
    she's lost her grip on the rope to have a firm grip (on something)
    avere una presa sicura (su qualcosa)
  • 2 (control) See examples:to take a firm grip on the company, party
    prendere il controllo della ditta, del partito
    to lose one's grip on reality
    perdere il contatto con la realtà
    to come to grips with something
    venire alle prese con qualcosa
    to get to grips with something
    venire alle prese con, affrontare qualcosa
    get o take a grip on yourself! I think he's beginning to lose his grip
    credo che cominci a perdere il controllo
  • 4 (clutches) See examples:to be in the grip of an obsession, a bad dream
    essere in preda a un'ossessione, essere preda di un brutto sogno
    in the grip of winter

transitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • 1
    (grab) (arm, wrist, bannister)
    (hold) (handle)
    to grip something between one's teeth
    stringere qualcosa tra i denti
    to grip a rail firmly, with both hands
    afferrare una ringhiera saldamente, con entrambe le mani

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -pp-

  • (hold) See examples:the tyres failed to grip on the ice
    gli pneumatici non hanno tenuto sul ghiaccio
    my shoes didn't grip on the rock
    le mie scarpe non hanno tenuto sulla roccia


  • 1 (small furrow)
    piccolo fossato (masculine)

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