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Corrosion on the metal walkway grating and substructures is beginning to accelerate.
Another is stamped with a brick pattern, topped with sloped metal grating.
One had petals made using perfectly aligned gratings that gave normal iridescence.
Amid the grating yet comforting din of a family dinner in the premiere, Ali, Sarah, and Josh escape to the rooftop to get high but instead just banter in the cruel-but-loving way that only brothers and sisters can.
Kais flipped the grating so that the walking surface was on the outside, creating an interesting visual effect.
And even the non-pejorative words can get a little grating: Homosexual, anyone?
The grating on the drawbridge was also graded to be friendly to bicyclists, and the deck of the fixed bridge was repaired.
So perhaps Jamie Muller shouldn't have been skiing near it in the Swiss Alps in the first place, and his cavalier attitude about the whole things is a little grating.
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