Translation of grind in Romanian

grind

corvoadă, n.

Pronunciation /graɪnd/

noun

colloquial

  • 1

    (hard work) corvoadă colloquial
    • colloquial the daily grind corvoada zilnică
    • it'll be a long hard grind va fi foarte greu
  • 2US derogatory

    (student) tocilar colloquial

transitive verb

  • 1

    (corn/coffee beans) (crush) a măcina
    (grain) a măcina
    (meat) a toca
    • to grind sth to dust a măcina ceva sub formă de pudră
    • to grind one's teeth a scrâşni din dinţi
  • 2

    (knife) (sharpen) a ascuţi [un cuţit]
  • 3

    (lenses) (polish) a poliza
    (gems) a şlefui
  • 4

    (handle) (turn) a răsuci
    (barrel organ) a roti

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (machine) (make harsh sound) a scârţâi
    • to grind to a halt a se opri, scoţând un scârţâit
  • 2US colloquial

    (swot) a toci colloquial