grind out
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grind out
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. (general)
to g out a novel/an essayescribir una novela/un ensayo con gran dificultad
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grind out
transitive verb
[+tune] tocar mecánicamente; [+essay, novel etc] producir a costa de mucho esfuerzo; (a costa de mucho esfuerzo)
Were it not for this misfortune, he might never have been forced into the busines of grinding out novels to support his family He managed to grind out two pages of his essay
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