get to grips with

idiom

Definition of get to grips with

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

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“Get to grips with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%20to%20grips%20with. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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