There are 2 translations of grit in Spanish:

grit1

Pronunciation: /grɪt/

n

u
  • 1 1.1 (dirt) polvo (m) I got a piece of grit in my eye se me metió una basurita (AmL) or (Esp) brizna en el ojo
    More example sentences
    • During the course of your fishing session your line will pick up small bits of grit, sand and algae.
    • Clean the cockles or clams by soaking them in cold water for at least 30 minutes to remove any sand or grit.
    • He swallowed dust and grit and a bit of his back tooth.
    1.2 (gravel) arenilla (f) 1.3 (for hens, cage birds) arena (f)
  • 2 (courage) [colloquial/familiar] agallas (fpl) [familiar/colloquial] she showed true grit demostró tener agallas [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • Our backs were truly against the wall and finally some of the true grit and character that has been lying dormant for too long came flooding through.
    • The crew is rising to every little challenge they are given and conquering them all with true grit and sheer determination.
    • With home games against sides they have the ability to beat and away games against sides they have already beaten, it is now all about true grit and determination.
  • 3
    (grits pl, (hominy grits))
    (AmE) [Culin] sémola (f) de maíz

Definition of grit in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of grit in Spanish:

grit2

vt (-tt-)

  • 1.1 (BrE) [road] echar arenilla en
    More example sentences
    • According to Highways Agency guidelines councils are not required to grit every street and road in the borough.
    • We feel that none of the above would have happened if the council had gritted the roads.
    • After the crashes, City of York Council insisted it had gritted the road according to its procedures.
    1.2tooth 1

Definition of grit in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.