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grasp at

   vi + prep  
  (rope etc)   
afferrarsi a, aggrapparsi a     (fig)     (opportunity)    non farsi sfuggire, approfittare di
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grasp, grasp, gasp, grasping

grasp vi.
(understand) comprendere ; capire ; afferrare

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"grasp at": examples and translations in context
Yet how tempting it can be to grasp at power for its own sake, to seek to dominate others or to exploit the natural environment for selfish purposes! Ma quanto forte è la tentazione di attaccarsi al potere per se stesso, di cercare di dominare gli altri o di sfruttare l'ambiente naturale per i propri egoistici interessi!
This will be his last grasp at childhood. Sarà il suo ultimo assaggio di infanzia.
And thanks to your efforts, within our grasp at last. E grazie ai vostri sforzi, finalmente in nostro possesso.
He fielded that army to grasp at more. Ha schierato quell'esercito per averne di più.
This will be his last grasp at childhood. Questa sarà la sua ultima boccata d'infanzia.
But even as we grasp at victory, there is a cancer, an evil tumour, growing, spreading in our midst. Anche se ci avviciniamo alla vittoria, un cancro, un tumore maligno, cresce e si diffonde tra di noi.
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