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    Grasp

    I am wondering if I have used the word "grasp" correctly in these sentences. Please would you correct my mistakes.

    1. The shipwrecked knew that the rescue was within their grasp.
    2. Traveling abroad is for the majority of British pensioners beyond their grasp nowadays.
    3. He seemed to be lacking the basic grasp of human nature and ethics.

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    Re: Grasp

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    I am wondering if I have used the word "grasp" correctly in these sentences. Please would you correct my mistakes.

    1. The shipwrecked knew that the rescue was within their grasp.
    2. Traveling abroad is for the majority of British pensioners beyond their grasp nowadays.
    3. He seemed to be lacking the basic grasp of human nature and ethics.
    Those uses of "grasp" are correct.

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