English version

come/get to grips with something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome/get to grips with somethingcome/get to grips with somethingto understand or deal with something difficult I’ve never really got to grips with this new technology. grip
Examples from the Corpus
come/get to grips with somethingThe whole program works very well, I still seem to have problems in getting to grips with some areas.BInstitutions are just now coming to grips with the consequences.Neither Jantzen nor McFague really gets to grips with the philosophical issues involved.Now he's getting to grips with his injuries.At that time, she was still coming to grips with her unexpected plunge into social activism.In my view this is an evasion of the teacher's duty to enable pupils to get to grips with academic language.We are still trying to come to grips with the problems identified by the Romantics.Tutorials on disk are the latest way to get to grips with problem areas.
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