Idioms about grit
Origin of grit
OTHER WORDS FROM gritgritless, adjectivegritter, noun
How to use grit in a sentence
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.
He consulted with his family, made a through-gritted-teeth call to the frontrunner, and bowed out.Plight of the Republican Presidential Race’s Zombie Candidates|Matt Bennett|January 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
At the end, the would-be Washington is moved: “Gather your armies,” he says, through gritted teeth.
Every time McCain played the role of old-school culture warrior, he seemed to do it through gritted teeth.
"What do you suppose I'm trying to do," gritted Mollie between clenched teeth.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
His fists clenched upon sand, and it gritted between his fingers, sifted away.Star Born|Andre Norton
I gritted my teeth at him, danced up and down, screaming an incoherent mockery and making antic faces.Before Adam|Jack London
Barney's answer came after a moment through gritted teeth: "I'll walk out—but I'll get you for this!"Children of the Whirlwind|Leroy Scott
"Ride up beside me and help me, or I shall let go," gritted Tad, holding to the fellow with all his strength.The Pony Rider Boys on the Blue Ridge|Frank Gee Patchin