rub harshly together, especially with a circular motion
crush to grains or powder between millstones, the teeth, etc.
work by turning
oppress or crush
the act of grinding
a long steady tiring effort of movement
"a coarse grind of coffee"
"grate one's teeth in anger"
"She was digging away at her math homework"
"Lexicographers drudge all day long"
"grind the spices in a mortar"
"mash the garlic"
"grind designs into the glass bowl"
"grind lenses for glasses and cameras"
The grind of the gate itself, as it scraped the stone beneath and was opened.
出自： D. du Maurier
Dry rough/substance encountered the grind / of my teeth.
出自： T. Gunn
Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small.
What we did not..devour we could grind away in the electric Disposall beneath the sink.
出自： N. Mailer
A bird needs sharp gravel to grind food in its crop.
出自： W. Wharton
多年来,这间老磨坊一直在磨粮食。 grind sth ⇔ away
The steps have been ground away by the passing feet of many visitors over the centuries.
几个世纪以来,台阶在络绎不绝的来客脚下磨损了。 grind away at〔for〕 sth
She grinds away at history studies.
My friend is grinding away at English and preparing for TOEFL.
Yes,I'm still grinding away at the same old job.
She's grinding away for the college entrance exams.