- n.紧握，抓牢; 握力; 掌握，理解; 能力，胜任;
- vt.握紧，抓牢; 吸引住：吸引…的兴趣或注意力; 引起;
- 复数: grips;
- 第三人称单数: grips;
- 过去式: gripped;
- 过去分词: gripped;
- 现在分词: gripping;
He kept a tight grip on her arm.
Pipe smokers sometimes wear down the tips of their teeth where they grip their pipes.
Stefano's grip tightened and his tone became colder.
He knows he has considerable support for his plans to tighten his grip on the machinery of central government.
How much can the President relax his grip over the nation?
I got a grip on the boat and pulled but I couldn't budge it.
Shakur loses his fragile grip on reality and starts blasting away at friends and foe alike.
Such cars, however, do grip the road well, even in the dry.
He felt as though he were in the grip of Fate and had no volition of his own.
Luke answered by tightening his grip on her shoulder.
Find the exact grip that allows you to hit the ball hard.
She held the photos with the determined grip of a small child and wouldn't let go.
She shook hands in a mannish way, her grip dry and firm.
He gradually relaxed his grip on the arms of the chair.
The president maintains an iron grip on his country.
Moss had clamped an unexpectedly strong grip on his arm.
Until last year, the regime kept a tight grip on the country.
His strong hand eased the bag from her grip.
As the regime's grip on the mainland tightened over the next few years, hundreds of thousands more people fled south.
He gave a grunt and loosed his grip on the rifle.
His father kept a tight grip on his collar in case he should make a bolt for the door.
The country is in the grip of a teenage crime wave.
He continued to talk quietly and soothingly to the girl until her frightened grip on his arm was relaxed.
His grip weakened as he was tired.
They have a good grip of several languages.
He keeps a firm grip on his children.
Unloosed my grip on the handlebars.
The brake doesn't grip properly.
You must take a grip on yourself and do your lessons now.
1. the act of grasping;
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
2. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it;
"he grabbed the hammer by the handle"
"it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
3. a portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes;
"he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
4. the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
5. worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
6. a firm controlling influence;
"they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"
"he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"
"a terrible power had her in its grasp"
7. a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place;
"in England they call a bobby pin a grip"
1. hold fast or firmly;
"He gripped the steering wheel"
2. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match;
"the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
3. to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe;
"The snake charmer fascinates the cobra"
come (或 get) to grips with
engage in combat with
British forces never came to grips with the enemy.
get a grip
[usu. in imperative](informal)keep or recover one's self-control
get a grip, guys!.
get (或 take) a grip on
take control of
hypochondria began to take a grip on him.
in the grip of
dominated or affected by something undesirable or adverse
Britain was in the grip of a nostalgia boom.
lose one's grip
become unable to understand or control one's situation
an elderly person who seems to be losing his grip.
take, grasp, grab, grip, clasp, clutch, snatch, seize
反义词vt. & vi.握牢;控制;吸引