Definition of grind away
- She was grinding away at her studies.
- He uses a special tool to grind away the stone.
: 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
: an act of grinding
: the sound of grinding
: dreary, monotonous, or difficult labor, study, or routine
: on the way : along
: from this or that place
: in a secure place or manner
: absent from a place : gone
: distant in space or time
: played on an opponent's grounds
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