Phrasal Verbs Using 'Grind'
Keep working at something
Example:Although I hated it, I GROUND AWAY until I had finished.
Reduce or destroy someone's enthusiasm
Example:Their negativity GRINDS me DOWN
Press or twist something hard into something else
Example:She GROUND her cigarette INTO the ashtray.
Example:The war GROUND ON for years.
Example:He was still GRINDING ON about football when we left.
Produce something with great difficulty
Example:I find it very hard to GRIND OUT an original essay every week.
Reduce to small pieces
Example:She GROUND the beans UP and made some coffee.