Значение идиомы lay hold of

[lay hold of] {v. phr.} 1. To take hold of; grasp; grab.

He laidhold of the rope and pulled the boat ashore.

2. To get possession of.

He sold every washing machine he could lay hold of.

3. {ChieflyBritish} To understand.

Some ideas in this science book are hard tolay hold of.


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