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English definition of “grind sth out”

grind sth out

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with grind   /ɡraɪnd/ (ground, ground) us  
to produce the same thing, especially a boring thing, again and again: The band ground out the same tunes it had been playing for 20 years.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
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