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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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