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
Example sentences from the Web for grit
He was helped in part to build the idea and the business through his grit.Nana nabs $6M for an online academy and marketplace dedicated to appliance repair|Ingrid Lunden|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
Giuliani also labeled Philadelphia Democrats “elite,” which may be a historic first and fighting words in this town that prides itself on its grit.Inside Philadelphia’s vote-counting operation, where democracy continued calmly amid the storm outside|Karen Heller|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
One crucial lesson I have learned from my two years at the ’Tute is how to be a problem solver, through pure grit and commitment.
Sanding disks of various grit attach to the tool using stick-on adhesive or hook-and-loop fasteners.
Both grit and conscientiousness had a bit of predictive power on some outcomes, which isn’t surprising since some critics argue that grit is basically just a fancy repackaging of the older concept of conscientiousness.
After my crying spell stopped, I gritted my teeth, tucked my crutch under my right arm, and turned to my husband.
It was Monday morning and the wheels had gritted getting under way.Aunt Jane|Jennette Lee
Moore strained in his intensity of emotion, and he clenched his fists and gritted his teeth.The Mysterious Rider|Zane Grey
It had been designed for a much larger man, and I gritted my teeth in the expectation of taking a beating.Attrition|Jim Wannamaker
Presently Max gritted his teeth together for the effort he meant to put forth, and upon which so much depended.Afloat on the Flood|Lawrence J. Leslie
The deputy staggered, gritted his teeth, and flung himself at the younger man.Overland Red|Henry Herbert Knibbs