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tight grip

This page is about the collocation tight grip

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a firm hold

For example

  • Make sure you've got a tight grip on the racket when you play the shot.

  • The government uses fear and brute force to keep a tight grip on power.

Note:
A similar collocation is "firm grip".

Quick Quiz

My golf teacher said my grip should be tighter when I

a. keep my scores

b. play my shots

c. hold my balls

Contributor: Matt Errey