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Spanish translation of “grind”


verb /ɡraind/ (past tense, past participle ground /ɡraund/)
to crush into powder or small pieces 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 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 The train came to a grinding halt. severe grinding poverty. grindstone noun a wheel-shaped stone against which knives are sharpened as it turns. grind down to crush She was ground down by poverty. grind up to grind into powder or small pieces 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
(Definition of grind from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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