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Autor:  pat
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Data:  18/MAR/2005 10:53 PM
Assunto:  Re: To hold x to grasp x to grip
Mensagem:  'Grasp' is very often used figuratively or metaphorically (can you grasp what I am saying?), more so than the other two. 'Grip' is often used to refer to the strentgh of someone's hand literally, and someone's mental acumen figuratively - "he doesn't have a good grip on the situation". "I held the bar above my head" "I grip the bar and do a pull-up" "I grasped for the bar but fell to the ground"

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
To hold x to grasp x to grip  –  Ricky  18/MAR/2005, 9:25 AM
 Re: To hold x to grasp x to grip  –  pat  18/MAR/2005, 10:53 PM

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