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grind
British English: /ɡrʌɪnd/
American English: /ɡraɪnd/

Translation of grind in Italian:

noun

  • 1 [informal] (hard work) the daily grind
    il solito tran tran
    back to the grind!
    si ritorna al solito tran tran!
    marking exam papers is an awful grind
    correggere gli esami è una gran rottura
    it was a long hard grind cycling up the hill
    è stata una bella faticata pedalare su per la collina
    it'll be a long hard grind
    sarà una bella sfacchinata

transitive verb pass., p.pass. ground

intransitive verb pass., p.pass. ground

  • 1 (make harsh sound)
    (machine, engine)
    stridere
    to grind to a halt
    (vehicle, train)
    fermarsi con stridore di ruote o di freni
    (machine)
    fermarsi o arrestarsi
    [figurative]
    (factory, economy, industry, production)
    fermarsi
  • 2 (be crushed)
    (corn, coffee beans)
    macinarsi
  • 4 (American English) [informal]
    (dancer)
    ballare in modo provocante (muovendo le anche)

Phrasal verbs

grind away

she is grinding away at her maths
ci sta dando sotto in matematica

grind down:

1 grind down [something], grind [something] down
(pulverize) polverizzare (substance)
2 grind [somebody] down to be ground down by poverty
essere oppresso dalla povertà

grind on

(negotiations, project)
avanzare inesorabilmente

grind out:

grind out [something], grind [something] out 1.1 (extinguish) 1.2 (play)to grind out a tune on a barrel organ
suonare un motivo con un organetto di Barberia
she grinds out novels at the rate of one a month [informal] “mind your own business,” he ground out
“fatti gli affari tuoi”, disse a denti stretti

grind up

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