French translation of 'grasping'
Example Sentences Including 'grasping'
Tweed opened the drawer in front of the lines, grasping the metal handle which wouldn't take fingerprints.Cover Story
He was always grasping for something of the personalities that had passed.Moondrop to Murder
Trends of 'grasping'
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- (= take hold of)
- (= understand)
- (= grip)
poigne fto slip from sb's grasp (figurative)
échapper à qnto have sth within one's grasp (figurative)
avoir qch à sa portéeto be within sb's grasp (= be attainable)
être à la portée de qnto be beyond sb's grasp (= be unattainable)
ne pas être à la portée de qn
- (= understanding)
compréhension fto have a good grasp of sth
bien comprendre qch
- (= knowledge)
Example Sentences Including 'grasp'
I know that you're floundering around, trying to grasp at any straw.Murder Moves In
Carol saw her chance and managed to slip out from under his grasp.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
He grinned and her hand went limp in his grasp as she laughed.Cover Story
Translation of grasping from the Collins English to French Dictionary