grind on

phrasal verb

ground on; grinding on; grinds on
: to continue for a long time
used to describe something unpleasant
The war ground on for many more months.

Examples of grind on in a Sentence

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“Grind on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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