(intransitive, adverb) to move further relentlessly: the enemy’s invasion ground slowly on
noun, Southern U.S. 1. .
- Grind show
noun phrase A show that runs continuously [1930s+ Carnival; probably because the show grinds along like a machine]
- Grind something out
verb phrase To produce or make something, esp with uninspired precision or long and painful effort: They sat down and ground the script out in two days/ They just grind them out ten a day (1940s+)
[grahynd-stohn] /ˈgraɪndˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a rotating solid stone wheel used for sharpening, shaping, etc. 2. a millstone. Idioms 3. keep / put one’s nose to the grindstone, to work, study, or practice hard and steadily or to cause someone to do so: If I put my nose to the grindstone, I’ll finish the job this […]