One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Become unable to understand or control one's situation.‘an elderly person who seems to be losing his grip’
- ‘She could feel herself losing her grip on the situation.’
- ‘Yes, this can be seen in our society, where even politicians lose their grip and fail to control their rage.’
- ‘This hasn't stopped columnists wondering aloud if the Prime Minister is losing his grip.’
- ‘Administrators appeared to have lost their grip.’
- ‘‘I think he's lost his grip and the government has lost its way,’ said Mr Howard.’
- ‘It's a common misconception that Elvis got fat immediately and lost his grip.’
- ‘‘Drugs are ruining society,’ Mr Taggart said, while maintaining that police were not losing their grip.’
- ‘Anyone who believes that the country currently has a more socially polarizing climate now than in 1970 is, well, either lying or lost their grip on reality.’
- ‘And if her newest release is any guide, she's not about to lose her grip anytime soon.’
- ‘I was feeling really unwell, like everything was starting to spin out of control and I was losing my grip…’
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