grind away

Definition of grind away

  1. 1 :  to work or study in a steady, determined way She was grinding away at her studies.

  2. 2 :  to remove (a part of something) by rubbing something rough against it He uses a special tool to grind away the stone.

Word by Word Definitions

grindplay
  1. :  to reduce to powder or small fragments by friction (as in a mill or with the teeth)

    :  to wear down, polish, or sharpen by friction

    :  oppress, harass

  1. :  an act of grinding

    :  the sound of grinding

    :  dreary, monotonous, or difficult labor, study, or routine

awayplay
  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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