verb (used with object), grit·ted, grit·ting.
verb (used without object), grit·ted, grit·ting.
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Idioms for grit
Origin of grit
OTHER WORDS FROM gritgritless, adjectivegritter, noun
Words nearby grit
Example sentences from the Web for grit
Further googling of the McDonald’s buffet with terrible grits in Alexandria turns up nothing.Fast-Food Buffets Are a Thing of the Past. Some Doubt They Ever Even Existed.|MM Carrigan|September 29, 2020|Eater
A hearty, cheesy spoonful of his grits reveals additional layers of the “new” American palate.
They have shooting, vision, grit, length, speed, experience and more than one playmaker.The Rockets’ New Starting Lineup Is Just Scratching The Surface Of Its Potential|Michael Pina|September 8, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
It took a tremendous amount of fight, grit, toughness, resolve.Could Grant Hill Have Been Better Than Michael Jordan?|Joshua Eferighe|August 20, 2020|Ozy
Will, innovation, grit, unceasing creativity, and a touch of luck are all you sometimes need to win.SEO on a shoestring budget: What small business owners can do to win|Ali Faagba|June 4, 2020|Search Engine Watch
In 175 well-chosen words, he sums up the trials and the grit and bravery of the civil rights movement.Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece|Malcolm Jones|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To do so in a Salvadoran prison defies comprehension and inspires respect for their grit and determination.
A friend of mine is recovering from alcoholism and she just has to grit her teeth at weddings.
For me, the takeaway from these results is that creativity—just like grit—does not occupy a separate sphere from academics.
Nor am I one of those pathetic “men” too wimpy to handle the grit of parenthood.
Tangent screws and bearings should be frequently inspected for dust or grit.Visual Signaling|Signal Corps United States Army
Wash the leeks well, and see no grit remains, then cut them in short pieces.The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book|Thomas R. Allinson
They were men of grit, men of the hills, men whose religious ancestry was right royal.Lancashire Idylls (1898)|Marshall Mather
"Ye have the grit, ma'am," he said, as he mounted his horse again.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
Talk about grit, the time a man wants to show that article's when he's busted.The Main Chance|Meredith Nicholson