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Produce something dull or tedious slowly and laboriously.‘I must grind out some more fiction’
produce, generate, crank out, turn outchurn out, trot out, bang outView synonyms
- ‘He said: ‘I know it wasn't all that pretty but we keep grinding the results out even though we are missing some good players.’’
- ‘I've had six years at this club and the situation we're in now is terrible but we've just got to keep going and grind results out.’
- ‘Anne McCaffrey, bless her ink-stained fingers, keeps grinding them out.’
- ‘I think there's a realization, obviously, that, look, we're going to go through a process, and it's in the courts now, and the machinery is going to have to grind it out, and it's going to take some time.’
- ‘These last couple of months, I'll grind it out and see if I'm in the plans for next year or not.’
- ‘The entrepreneur who is on the verge of dismal failure, grinds it out and builds a successful business.’
- ‘Right now I'd be grinding it out on Wall Street and probably hating life.’
- ‘We ground it out in the trenches, creating the identity of the magazine issue by issue.’
- ‘He growled slowly, seemingly having great difficulty grinding the words out.’
- ‘Gradually, however, productivity improvements have been ground out and Germany's relative unit labour costs have fallen.’
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