: agripower agripower[ʹægrı͵paʋə]
<Í> мощность, производительная сила сельского хозяйства
Come to gripsIf you come to grips with a problem or issue, you face up to it and deal with it.
come to grips withaccept the truth, face facts I am finally coming to grips with my divorce. I'm accepting it.
come to grips with|come|gripsv. phr. 1. To get hold of (another wrestler) in close fighting. After circling around for a minute, the two wrestlers came to grips with each other. 2. To struggle seriously with (an idea or problem). Mr. Blake's leaching helps students come to grips with the important ideas in the history lesson. Harry cannot be a leader, because he never quite comes to grips with a problem.
Compare: COME TO TERMS2.
get a gripbe realistic, be serious, get serious You expect to get A's without studying? Get a grip!
get a grip of oneselftake control of one
get a grip onget a grip on
Also, have a grip on. Obtain mastery or control over something or someone. For example, Get a grip on yourself or the reporters will give you a hard time, or, as Arthur Conan Doyle put it in Sherlock Holmes (1894): “I have a grip on the essential facts of the case.” This expression transfers a firm physical hold to emotional or intellectual control. [Late 1800s]
get a grip on yourselfcontrol yourself, do not be so emotional "When he cried, she said, ""Get a grip on yourself, Dear."""
get a grip on|get|get a grip|gripv. phr. To take firm control of something. If Tim wants to keep his job, he had better get a grip on himself and start working harder.
Antonym: LOSE ONE'S GRIP.
Get to gripsIf you get to grips with something, you take control and do it properly.
grip1. ability on the microphone
come to handgrips
to engage in hand-to-hand fighting
lose one's gripIdiom(s): lose one's grip
Theme: CONTROL - END
to lose control (over something).
• I can't seem to run things the way I used to. I'm losing my grip.
• They replaced the board of directors because it was losing its grip.
lose one's grip|grip|losev. phr. To fail in control or command; lose your strength, force, or ability to lead. Mr. Jones began to lose his grip: he no longer wanted the hard jobs, and he left decisions to others. When a locomotive engineer loses his grip, he is no longer trusted with express runs.