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’
- ‘This hasn't stopped columnists wondering aloud if the Prime Minister is losing his grip.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘And if her newest release is any guide, she's not about to lose her grip anytime soon.’
- ‘Administrators appeared to have lost their grip.’
- ‘‘I think he's lost his grip and the government has lost its way,’ said Mr Howard.’
- ‘Yes, this can be seen in our society, where even politicians lose their grip and fail to control their rage.’
- ‘I was feeling really unwell, like everything was starting to spin out of control and I was losing my grip…’
- ‘She could feel herself losing her grip on the situation.’
- ‘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.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.