Meaning of English idiom ‘get to grips with’ ~ to understand, to learn, to master
To Get to Grips With…
This English idiom is used to show that you have understood or learnt something new. If you “get to grips with something” it means you have learnt or understand something that you didn’t know before.
Examples of English idiom – To get to grips with
1. I have been studying English for 5 years, but it’s only recent;y that I have finally got to grips with the language. I finally feel confident when I speak English!
2. One day, when I have got to grips with the Catalan language, I will move to Barcelona and live in the sun!
3. Juan has finally got to grips with his new bicycle. He is going to join us on our weekend bike rides!
4. Maria has finally taken control of her life. She has got to grips with her job and she feels much happier about her career.
Idiom Definitions for ‘Get to Grips’