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Grind out   /graɪnd aʊt/   Listen
Grind out

verb
1.
Produce in a routine or monotonous manner.  Synonym: crank out.






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"Grind out" Quotes from Famous Books



... quickly that the really constructive news is lost. A great epidemic sweeps a city, taking an unprecedented toll of life and entailing expenditures of hundreds of thousands of dollars. All the reporters grind out pages and pages of copy about the plague, but few follow the physicians and scientists through the coming weeks and months in their unflagging determination to learn the causes of the disease, to effect ...
— News Writing - The Gathering , Handling and Writing of News Stories • M. Lyle Spencer

... this he was determined to have the quern at all cost, and at last it was settled he should have it, but three hundred dollars was to be the price of it. The brother was, however, to keep it till the harvest began; "for if I keep it so long I can grind out food for many years ...
— Types of Children's Literature • Edited by Walter Barnes



Words linked to "Grind out" :   produce, bring forth, crank out



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