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come to grips with

Definition of come to grips with

  1. :  to begin to understand or deal with (something, such as a problem) in a direct or effective way <The government needs to come to grips with the unemployment problem.>



Word by Word Definitions

comeplay
  1. :  to move toward something :  approach

    :  to move or journey to a vicinity with a specified purpose

    :  to reach a particular station in a series

gripplay grips
  1. :  to seize or hold firmly

    :  to hold the interest of strongly

  1. :  a strong or tenacious grasp

    :  strength in gripping

    :  manner or style of gripping


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