lay hold of

idiom

1
: to take and hold (something) : to grab
Lay hold of that rope and pull.
2
: to understand (something)
The idea is difficult to lay hold of.

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“Lay hold of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%20hold%20of. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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