- 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 ojoMore example sentences1.2 (gravel) arenilla (f) 1.3 (for hens, cage birds) arena (f)
- 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.
- 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.
- 1.1 (BrE) [road] echar arenilla enMore example sentences1.2tooth 1
- 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.