There are 2 translations of grip in Spanish:

grip1

Pronunciation: /grɪp/

n

  • 1 1.1 (hold) he has a tight grip agarra con fuerza she held his arm in a strong grip lo tenía agarrado or asido fuertemente del brazo he changed his grip [Sport/Deporte] cambió la forma en que tomaba or (especially Spain/especialmente España) cogía la raqueta ( or el bate etc)grip on sth keep a good grip on the bar agárrate bien de la barra he kept a firm grip on expenses llevaba un rígido control de los gastos she managed to get a grip on the match in the third set consiguió dominar el partido en el tercer set he never got a grip on the job no pudo con el trabajo get a grip on yourself! ¡contrólate! he lost his grip on the rope se le escapó la cuerda he has lost his grip on reality ha perdido contacto con la realidad she's losing her grip on the situation está perdiendo el control de la situación he tightened his grip on my neck me apretó más el cuello the company has tightened its grip on the market la empresa se ha afianzado en su dominio del mercado the region is in the grip of an epidemic una epidemia asola la región the country was in the grip of a general strike una huelga general paralizaba al país the blackmailer had me in his grip el chantajista me tenía en sus garras to come/get to grips with sth he soon got to grips with the new system enseguida aprendió el nuevo sistema I never managed to get to grips with the subject nunca llegué a entender del todo el tema she still hasn't come to grips with the situation todavía no ha aceptado or asumido la situación
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    • They had another fine opportunity to take an early lead shortly afterwards as the home side failed to take a grip on the match.
    • My nutritionist advised that in order to be in optimum health for conceiving a baby, I must take a grip on my addiction.
    • Can there be a greater temptation for politicians than to have control of an asset that may ensure they keep a grip on power?
    1.2 (of tires) adherencia (f), agarre (m)
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    • The wheels rarely scrabble for grip even on the most treacherous surfaces.
    • It also allows for more pattern contact to improve uphill grip without reducing glide.
    • Some of my leather shoes had absolutely no grip.
  • 2 (on handle) empuñadura (feminine)
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    • The little guy managed to sidestep the front of the bike but got winged in the gut by one of the handlebar grips.
    • In keeping with the gun's modular component design, other types of buttstocks and grips can he attached if desired.
    • It had wide, angular handle bars; edgy, rubber hand grips; and fat tires with treads!
  • 4 (bag) [dated/anticuado] bolsa (feminine) de viaje
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    • He has with him a grip containing clothing and papers.
    • A policeman captured a burglar yesterday afternoon just in time to prevent his escaping with a grip containing part of the $1,000 haul made at a robbery on Saturday.
    • He brought along a grip filled with a suit of extra clothing.

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There are 2 translations of grip in Spanish:

grip2

vt (-pp-)

  • 1.1 (take hold of) [rope/rail/arm] agarrar he gripped her arm tightly la agarró fuertemente del brazo 1.2 (have hold of) [rope/rail/arm] tener* agarrado, sujetar
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    • Her shoulders were straight and she was gripping her purse rather tightly, looking extremely strained.
    • He sat straight as his hands gripped the steering wheel tightly.
    • He grabbed her wrists and gripped them tightly.
    1.3 (adhere to) these tires grip the road well estos neumáticos tienen buena adherencia or buen agarre 1.4 (overwhelm) he was gripped by panic el pánico se apoderó de él, fue presa del pánico 1.5 (interest) the play failed to grip the audience la obra no captó el interés del público

vi (-pp-)

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Word of the day torta
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Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.