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Translation of "grind" - English-Spanish dictionary

grind

verb /ɡraind/ ( past tense, past participle ground /ɡraund/)
to crush into powder or small pieces moler, triturar, picar Grind the spices in a pestle and mortar This machine grinds coffee. to rub together, usually producing an unpleasant noise hacer rechinar, moler He grinds his teeth. to rub into or against something else oprimir, clavar He ground his heel into the earth. grinder noun a person or machine that grinds molendero; afilador; moledora a coffee grinder. grinding adjective with a sound of grinding rechinante, chirriante The train came to a grinding halt. severe absoluto grinding poverty. grindstone noun a wheel-shaped stone against which knives are sharpened as it turns. muela; piedra de afilar grind down phrasal verb to crush oprimir, aplastar; destruir She was ground down by poverty. grind up phrasal verb to grind into powder or small pieces pulverizar, hacer polvo, triturar This machine grinds up rocks. keep (some)one’s nose to the grindstone to (force someone to) work hard, without stopping batir el yunque, trabajar sin levantar cabeza The boss certainly likes to keep everyone’s noses to the grindstone.
(Definition of grind from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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