New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: graip · gripe · drip · grid · grim · grin · grit · rip · trip · grain
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grip

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb hold, grasp TRANSITIVEgreim a bhreith argreim a fháil arwe were gripping the rope tightly bhí greim daingean againn ar an rópa, bhíomar i ngreim go docht sa rópa 2 verb shoes, tyres, etc
INTRANSITIVEmy new boots grip well on ice tá greim maith ag mo bhuataisí nua ar an oighear
TRANSITIVEgreamaigh verb  c m ugreim a bhreith argreim a fháil arsnow tyres grip the road well bíonn greim maith ag boinn sneachta ar an mbóthar
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3 verb panic, fear, crisis, etc TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m ugabh verb  c m uSeán was gripped by fear bhuail eagla Seán, tháinig faitíos ar Sheán, bhí Seán gafa ag eagla 4 verb hold sb's attention TRANSITIVEtéigh i gcion artéigh i bhfeidhm arthe country was totally gripped by the story chuaigh an scéal i gcion ar an tír uile, bhí an tír uile faoi gheasa ag an scéal
noun
5 noun of hand, arm, etcgreim masc3  c m uhe took her hand in a firm grip fuair sé greim láidir ar a lámhthe baby was in my grip bhí mise i ngreim sa pháisteI lost my grip chaill mé mo ghreim 6 noun of tyre, shoe, etcgreim masc3  c m u 7 noun control, powersmacht masc3  c m ugreim masc3  c m uwe're in the grip of advertisers táimid faoi smacht ag lucht fógraíochta 8 noun understanding (of situation, subject) TRANSITIVEtéigh i ngleic le rudgreim a fháil ar rudmy manager has a firm grip on reality tuigeann mo bhainisteoir go maith cad é atá ag dul ar aghaidh 9 noun an aid to holding sthgreamán masc1handlebar grips greamáin hanla 10 noun TOUR bag, suitcasemála taistil 11 noun CINE film crew membergiolla ceamara
phrases

to come/get to grips with sth

tuiscint a fháil ar ruddul i ngleic le rudcur amach a fháil ar rud

get a grip (on/of yourself)!

informal coinnigh guaim ort féin!foighne ort!

in/into the grip of sth

i ngreim ag rudgafa ag rud

to lose your grip

guaim a chailleadh ort féinmearbhall a bheith ortsmacht a bheith caillte agat ort féin

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