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English definition of “grind”

grind

noun [S]     /ɡraɪnd/ informal
a difficult or boring activity that needs a lot of effort : He recalls the grind of working his day job and then in a bar at night .
the daily grind employment , especially when this consists of boring activities : The recession has driven many would-be-retirees back to the daily grind.
(Definition of grind noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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