grind down
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grind down
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (fig)
a. desgastar, minar (opposition)
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grind down
transitive verb
1 pulverizar
to grind sth down to (a) powder reducir algo a polvo; pulverizar algo
2 (wear away) desgastar
3 (oppress) agobiar; oprimir
to grind down the opposition destruir lentamente a la oposición
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