Idioms about grindstone
Words nearby grindstone
How to use grindstone in a sentence
When you’re head-down and nose to the grindstone — I’m looking at all you hard-working early-stage startup founders — it’s easy to miss a deadline for an outstanding opportunity.Deadline extended: Apply to Startup Battlefield at TC Disrupt 2021|Neesha A. Tambe|May 14, 2021|TechCrunch
She was very glib with the sheep and the geese, but the grindstone made her head ache, and she gave it up.
Probably she had never heard of the grindstone, or the sheep, and could not work out the problems if she had.
These people had travelled with our caravan for two days, each carrying the heavy grindstone in turns.The Caravan Route between Egypt and Syria|Ludwig Salvator
The Indians took the boy who had been turning the grindstone, young Slocum, and his sister Frances, and prepared to depart.
When Osmo found she was firm, he went secretly and broke the old grindstone into small pieces.Mighty Mikko|Parker Fillmore
British Dictionary definitions for grindstone
- a machine having a circular block of stone or composite abrasive rotated for sharpening tools or grinding metal
- the stone used in this machine
- any stone used for sharpening; whetstone
Other Idioms and Phrases with grindstone
see nose to the grindstone.