Definition of 'grapple'

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They are also grappling with the soaring cost of petrol. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Others grapple with questions of theory and practice. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)They are not the only ones grappling for a definition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)By attaching a grappling hook to a rope up to five miles long. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Jobs tossed out a few intuitive guesses but showed no interest in grappling with the problem rigorously. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Courts are increasingly grappling with these questions. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And he deserved another one for grappling. The Sun (2015)This ought to have been the perfect forum in which to grapple with such issues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The company is also grappling with a global glut of natural gas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This important area is in flux as countries grapple with issues of individual privacy and business desires. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The coalition must also grapple with tough budget cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your main method of movement is a grappling hook and parachute combo that allows you to scale any surface with ease. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And while the blogging world has exploded we're still grappling with what it all means. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I'm still grappling with the shock. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The emergency budget includes a large rise in taxes and a cut in public spending, in an attempt to grapple with the country 's budget deficit. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'grapple'

British English: grapple VERB
to grapple with sth If you grapple with a problem or difficulty, you try hard to solve it.
The economy is just one of several critical problems the country is grappling with.
  • American English: grapple
  • Brazilian Portuguese: enfrentar
  • Chinese: 努力解决 >问题
  • European Spanish: enfrentarse a un problema
  • French: lutter
  • German: sich herumschlagen mit
  • Italian: essere alle prese
  • Japanese: 取り組む
  • Korean: 풀려고 애쓰다
  • European Portuguese: enfrentar
  • Latin American Spanish: enfrentarse a un problema


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