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Engelsk navneord: grapple

1. grapple (om genstand) a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)grapnel, grappler, grappling hook, grappling iron


Mindre specifikke termertool


Mere specifikke termercrampon, crampoon


Omfatter disse specifikke termerclaw, hook

2. grapple (om genstand) a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clamshell


Mindre specifikke termerdredging bucket

3. grapple (om handling) the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey had a fierce wrestle.
We watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)grappling, hand-to-hand struggle, wrestle, wrestling


Mindre specifikke termerstruggle


Engelsk udsagnsord: grapple

1. grapple (om adfærd) come to terms with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe got by on just a gallon of gas.
They made do on half a loaf of bread every day.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contend, cope, deal, get by, make do, make out, manage


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Mere specifikke termercope with, cut, extemporize, fend, hack, improvise, match, meet, rub along, scrape along, scrape by, scratch along, squeak by, squeeze by

2. grapple (om relation) to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe two men grappled with each other for several minutes.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)grip


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerclutch, prehend, seize









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