grind out

verb
ground out; grinding out; grinds out

Definition of grind out

transitive verb

: to produce in a mechanical way

Examples of grind out in a Sentence

after several years of aborted attempts, the band finally ground out a new album

First Known Use of grind out

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Grind out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grind%20out. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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