To grapple with something is to try very hard to deal with or understand a difficult subject or problem.
Examples of use:
1. I’ve been grappling with English phrasal verbs all day.
2. Our town council often grapples with the problem of graffiti on public buildings.
3. News headline (IndiaTimes.com): G8 leaders grapple with euro crisis.
4. News headline (Reuters.com): NATO ministers to grapple with Afghan troubles.
5. Article headline (Mashable.com): BBC, SKY News and CNN grapple with Twitter rules.
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Do you grapple with English phrasal verbs?
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