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Pronunciation of Grind: Learn how to pronounce Grind in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word grind:

verb (past and past participle ground /graŹŠnd/)
1 [with object] reduce (something) to small particles or powder by crushing it:
grind some black pepper over the salad
she ground up the rice prior to boiling
sharpen, smooth, or produce (something) by crushing or by friction:
power from a waterwheel was used to grind cutlery
operate (a mill or machine) by turning the handle:
she was grinding a coffee mill
[no object] (of a mill or machine) work with a crushing action:
the old mill was grinding again
2rub or cause to rub together gratingly:
[no object]:
tectonic plates that inexorably grind against each other
[with object]:
he keeps me awake at night, grinding his teeth
[with object] press or rub (something) into a surface:
she ground a half-smoked cigarette into the ashtray
[no object, with adverbial] move noisily and laboriously:
the truck was grinding slowly up the hill
3 [no object] informal (of a dancer) gyrate the hips erotically:
go-go girls grinding to blaring disco
British vulgar slang, dated have sexual intercourse.
noun
1a crushing or grating sound or motion:
the crunch and grind of bulldozers
figurative
the slow grind of the US legal system
the size of ground particles:
only the right grind gives you all the fine flavour
2hard dull work:
relief from the daily grind
US informal an excessively hard-working student.
Irish a private tuition class:
experienced teacher offers grinds in Maths and Irish, to all levels
3 informal a dancer’s erotic gyration of the hips:
a bump and grind
British vulgar slang, dated an act of sexual intercourse.
Phrases

grind to a halt (or come to a grinding halt)

slow down gradually and then stop completely:
in summer traffic all but grinds to a halt
the surge of modernism finally seemed to grind to a halt
Phrasal Verbs

grind away

work or study hard:
he began to grind away in a job as a research assistant
grind someone down

wear someone down with continuous harsh treatment:
mundane everyday things which just grind people down
grind on

continue for a long time in a wearying or tedious way:
the rail talks grind on
grind something out

produce something dull or tedious slowly and laboriously:
the band was grinding out the inevitable summer songs
Origin:

Old English grindan, probably of Germanic origin. Although no cognates are known, it may be distantly related to Latin frendere ‘rub away, gnash’