Translation of "grit" - English-Spanish dictionary

grit

verb /ɡrɪt/ (present participle gritting, past tense and past participle gritted)
grit your teeth

to press your top and bottom teeth together, often in anger

apretar los dientes
He gritted his teeth in silent fury.

to accept a difficult situation and deal with it in a determined way

aguantarse
We had to grit our teeth and agree to their conditions because we wanted the contract.

(Translation of “grit” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

grit

noun /ɡrit/

very small pieces of stone

arena, gravilla
She’s got a piece of grit in her eye.

courage

valor, agallas
He’s got a lot of grit.
gritty adjective (comparative grittier, superlative grittiest)

arenoso
a gritty substance.

(Translation of “grit” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)