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  • come to terms — make an arrangement, settle, reach mutual agreement; face and deal a situation and come to understand totally and in an unbiased manner (e.g., I really had no choice and I came to terms with my mom s illness ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • come to grips with — come (or get) to grips with engage in combat with they never came to grips with the enemy ■ begin to deal with or understand a real tough problem to come to grips with * * * come to grips with see ↑grip, 2 • • • Main Entry: ↑come …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to grips with something — come to grips with (something) to make an effort to understand and deal with a problem or situation. The whole community is struggling to come to grips with these kids deaths. Related vocabulary: come to terms with something …   New idioms dictionary

  • come to grips with — (something) to make an effort to understand and deal with a problem or situation. The whole community is struggling to come to grips with these kids deaths. Related vocabulary: come to terms with something …   New idioms dictionary

  • come to your senses — come to (your) senses to start to understand that you have been behaving in a stupid way. Once Jack came to his senses, he was happy to admit that he d been wrong …   New idioms dictionary

  • come to senses — come to (your) senses to start to understand that you have been behaving in a stupid way. Once Jack came to his senses, he was happy to admit that he d been wrong …   New idioms dictionary

  • come to grips with something — come/get to grips with (something) to make an effort to understand and deal with a problem or situation. It s further proof of the government s failure to get to grips with two of the most important social issues of our time …   New idioms dictionary

  • come to grips with — come/get to grips with (something) to make an effort to understand and deal with a problem or situation. It s further proof of the government s failure to get to grips with two of the most important social issues of our time …   New idioms dictionary

  • come to grips with something — get/come/to grips with something phrase to start to deal with a problem, situation, or job that you have to do So far we have failed to come to grips with the magnitude of this problem. Thesaurus: to start doing somethingsynonym to try to deal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to grips —    If you come to grips with a problem or issue, you face up to it and deal with it.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you come to grips with a problem or situation, you start to understand or deal with it properly.     After the initial …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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