English version

grind something ↔ out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrind something ↔ out phrasal verb1 MAKEto produce information, writing, music etc in such large amounts that it becomes boring syn churn out Frank just keeps grinding out detective stories.2 written to say something in a rough, angry, or emotional way ‘You don’t love him, ’ he ground out. grind→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
grind outYou just grind them out at practice.Willie dropped his cigarette and ground it out carefully under his boot.You can have the stump removed by hiring some one to grind it out with a machine.He flipped a cigarette to the sidewalk and ground it out with a quick turn of his heel.Michael threw his cigarette on the slush-filled pavement and ground it out with his boot.
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Verb table
grind
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygrind
he, she, itgrinds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyground
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ground
he, she, ithas ground
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ground
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill grind
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ground
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam grinding
he, she, itis grinding
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you, we, theyare grinding
Past
I, he, she, itwas grinding
you, we, theywere grinding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been grinding
he, she, ithas been grinding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been grinding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be grinding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been grinding
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