01. The little child [gripped] his father's hand nervously as they got on the roller coaster.
02. Terror has [gripped] the city, with the fourth murder in as many weeks.
03. The rock climber lost his [grip], and would have fallen to his death had he not been held by the rope.
04. Try a lighter [grip] on your golf club, and relax your swing somewhat.
05. These tires will [grip] the road, and keep you from sliding in wet weather.
06. The old woman had a firm [grip] on her purse, so the thief wasn't able to get it from her.
07. The story will [grip] you from start to finish.
08. Bob Alberti once said, "Hold tenderly that which you cherish, for it is precious, and a tight [grip] may crush it."
09. The ability to firmly [grip] with your hand comes from the muscles in the forearm.
10. The old woman [gripped] her cane tightly as she walked slowly down the hill.
11. The handshake is common as a greeting in Pakistan, although with a more gentle [grip] than Westerners use.
12. The gloves have a rough palm which allows you to keep a firm [grip] on your tools.
13. The government has tightened its [grip] on the media, and all content is heavily censored.
14. The child was [gripped] with terror as the angry dog approached.
15. I have to replace the [grips] on my bicycle handlebars; they're getting pretty worn out.
16. The novel is a [gripping] thriller that never ceases to surprise with its numerous plot twists.
17. The Democratic Republic of the Congo is in the [grip] of a civil war that has resulted in the deaths of thousands of people.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • GRIP — bezeichnet: Grip (Film), fahrbarer Kran, an den Filmkameras, Ton oder Lichtgeräte für besondere Kamera und/oder Szeneneinstellungen montiert werden, siehe die Haftreibung einer Fläche an einer anderen, beispielsweise bei Autoreifen eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grip — may refer to: Cinema * Grip (job), job in the film industry * Key grip, the chief grip on a film set Sport * Pistol grip, the handle of a pistol * Grip (sport fencing), hilt of a sword * Grip (tennis), how a tennis racquet is held * Grip (cricket …   Wikipedia

  • Grip — steht für: Grip (Film), fahrbarer Kran, an den Filmkameras, Ton oder Lichtgeräte für besondere Kamera und/oder Szeneneinstellungen montiert werden den Operateur einer solchen Kameraplattform, im Fachjargon grip, key grip oder dolly grip genannt,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • grip — grip; grip·er; grip·less; grip·man; grip·per; grip·pit; grip·ple; grip·py; grip·ing·ly; grip·ping·ly; grip·ping·ness; …   English syllables

  • GRIP — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Grip peut faire référence à : grip, une position, prise des mains ou de la main sur un club de golf, une raquette de tennis. GRIP est l acronyme du… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Grip — Grip …   Википедия

  • grip — grip1 [grip] n. [ME gripe < OE gripa, a clutch, handful < base of grīpan: see GRIPE] 1. the act of taking firmly and holding fast with the hand, teeth, an instrument, etc.; secure grasp; firm hold 2. the manner in which this is done 3. any… …   English World dictionary

  • grip — ● grip nom masculin Revêtement du manche d un club, d une raquette de tennis à l endroit où on le prend en main, et qui permet une meilleure prise. Pince mobile reliant une voiture de chemin de fer funiculaire au câble qui l entraîne dans la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Grip — Grip, n. [AS. gripe. Cf. {Grip}, v. t., {Gripe}, v. t.] 1. An energetic or tenacious grasp; a holding fast; strength in grasping. [1913 Webster] 2. A peculiar mode of clasping the hand, by which members of a secret association recognize or greet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grip — Grip, v. t. [From {Grip} a grasp; or P. gripper to seize; of German origin. See {Gripe}, v. t.] To give a grip to; to grasp; to gripe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grip — 1. (grip) s. m. Terme de fauconnerie. Oiseau de grip, oiseau qui ne vit que de rapine. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Grip [action de prendre], OUDIN Dict.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. gripper …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré