grit

grit
ɡrit
1. noun
1) (very small pieces of stone: She's got a piece of grit in her eye.) arena, gravilla
2) (courage: He's got a lot of grit.) valor, agallas

2. verb
(to keep (the teeth) tightly closed together: He gritted his teeth to stop himself from crying out in pain.) apretar los dientes
grit
tr[grɪt]
noun
1 (fine) arena; (coarse) gravilla; (dirt) polvo
2 familiar (determination) valor nombre masculino, agallas nombre femenino plural
transitive verb (pt & pp gritted, ger gritting)
1 (road) echar arenilla en
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to grit one's teeth apretar los dientes
grit ['grɪt] vt, gritted ; gritting : hacer rechinar (los dientes, etc.)
grit n
1) sand: arena f
2) gravel: grava f
3) courage: valor m, coraje m
4) grits npl
: sémola f de maíz
grit (Courage)
n.
redaños s.m.pl.
n.
arena s.f.
arenilla s.f.
arenisca s.f.
arenisco s.m.
v.
cerrar fuertemente los dientes v.
rechinar v.

I grɪt
mass noun
1)
a) (dirt) polvo m

I got a piece of grit in my eye — se me metió una basurita (AmL) or (Esp) brizna en el ojo

b) (gravel) arenilla f
2) (courage) (colloq) agallas fpl (fam)
3) grits pl (hominy grits) (AmE Culin) sémola f de maíz

II
transitive verb -tt-
a) (BrE) \<\<road\>\> echar arenilla en
b) tooth a)
[ɡrɪt]
1. N
1) (=gravel) grava f ; (for caged birds, poultry) arenilla f silícea, arena f ; (=dust) polvo m
2) (fig) (=courage) valor m , ánimo m ; (=firmness of character) firmeza f ; (=endurance) aguante m
3) grits (US) (Culin) sémola fsing
2. VT
1) [+ road] echar grava a
2)

to grit one's teeth — apretar los dientes

* * *

I [grɪt]
mass noun
1)
a) (dirt) polvo m

I got a piece of grit in my eye — se me metió una basurita (AmL) or (Esp) brizna en el ojo

b) (gravel) arenilla f
2) (courage) (colloq) agallas fpl (fam)
3) grits pl (hominy grits) (AmE Culin) sémola f de maíz

II
transitive verb -tt-
a) (BrE) \<\<road\>\> echar arenilla en
b) tooth a)

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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