take hold of

take hold of
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. agarrar a (person)
Ashkira took hold of her mother and wouldn't let go.Ashkira agarró a su madre y no la soltaba.
b. agarrarse de
We took hold of the rope and started to pull.Nos agarramos de la soga y comenzamos a tirar.
c. asirse de
The woman took hold of the documents and escaped.La mujer se asió de los documentos y escapó.
d. asirse a (person)
Mauricio tried to take hold of his wife before he fainted.Mauricio trató de asirse a su esposa antes de desmayarse.
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