ground vs grinded

ground grinded

Definitions

  • 1) The foundation for an argument, belief, or action; a basis.
  • 2) An area or a position that is contested in or as if in battle.
  • 3) Soil; earth.
  • 4) An area of land designated for a particular purpose.
  • 5) The underlying condition prompting an action; a cause: synonym: base.
  • 6) The land surrounding or forming part of a house or another building.
  • 7) The solid surface of the earth.
  • 8) Something that serves as a foundation or means of attachment for something else.
  • 9) A conducting object, such as a wire, that is connected to such a position of zero potential.
  • 10) Particles of ground coffee beans for use in making coffee for drinking.
  • 11) A mesh background upon which patterns are worked in lace-making.
  • 12) The floor of a body of water, especially the sea.
  • 13) An area of reference or discussion; a subject.
  • 14) The underlying condition prompting an action; a cause: synonym: base.
  • 15) The sediment at or from the bottom of a liquid.
  • 16) A surrounding area; a background.
  • 17) A large conducting body, such as the earth or an electric circuit connected to the earth, used as an arbitrary zero of potential.
  • 18) To place on a foundation; found; establish firmly in position.
  • 19) To instruct thoroughly in elements or first principles.
  • 20) To form a ground on or for; furnish with a ground or base. See ground, n., 10.
  • 21) To settle or establish in any way, as on reason or principle; fix or settle firmly in existence or in thought.
  • 22) To run aground; strike the ground and remain fixed, as a ship.
  • 23) In electricity, to connect with the earth, as a conductor, so that the electricity can pass off to it.
  • 24) Nautical, to run ashore or aground; cause to strike the ground: as, to ground a ship.
  • 25) To lay or set on or in the ground; bring to ground, or to rest on or as if on the ground.
  • 26) Baseball To hit a ground ball.
  • 27) Nautical To run (a vessel) aground.
  • 28) Football To throw (a ball) to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage.
  • 29) Baseball To hit (a ball) onto the ground.
  • 30) To provide a basis for (a theory, for example); justify.
  • 31) Informal To restrict (someone) especially to a certain place as a punishment.
  • 32) To place on or cause to touch the ground.
  • 33) Electricity To connect (an electric circuit) to a ground.
  • 34) To touch or reach the ground.
  • 35) Nautical To run aground.
  • 36) To supply with basic information; instruct in fundamentals.
  • 37) To prevent (an aircraft or a pilot) from flying.
  • 38) Electricity To connect (an electric circuit) to a ground.
  • 39) Baseball To hit (a ball) onto the ground.
  • 40) Nautical To run aground.
  • 41) Nautical To run (a vessel) aground.
  • 42) Football To throw (a ball) to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage.
  • 43) Informal To restrict (someone) especially to a certain place as a punishment.
  • 44) Baseball To hit a ground ball.
  • 45) (to ground) Into hiding.
  • 46) (on the ground) At a place that is exciting, interesting, or important.
  • 47) (to ground) Into a den or burrow.
  • 48) (from the ground up) From the most basic level to the highest level; completely.
  • 49) (drive/run) To belabor (an issue or a subject).
  • 50) (to ground) Into hiding.
  • 51) (to ground) Into a den or burrow.
  • 52) (on the ground) At a place that is exciting, interesting, or important.
  • 53) (on (one's) own ground) In a situation where one has knowledge or competence.
  • 54) (off the ground) Under way, as if in flight.
  • 55) (off the ground) Under way, as if in flight.
  • 56) (on (one's) own ground) In a situation where one has knowledge or competence.
  • 57) (from the ground up) From the most basic level to the highest level; completely.
  • 58) (drive/run) To belabor (an issue or a subject).

Definitions

  • 1) nonstandard Simple past tense and past participle of grind.
  • 2) video games Simple past tense and past participle of grind.
  • 3) video games Simple past tense and past participle of grind.
  • 4) nonstandard Simple past tense and past participle of grind.
  • 5) Ground.

Examples

  • 1) We move on foot to some higher ground and look around.
  • 2) It is not so much about genuinely getting something off the ground now.
  • 3) Many are finding compensation claims grounded but refuse to give up.
  • 4) He turned part of the archaeological site into a hunting ground and allowed goats to be kept inside the cave.
  • 5) In contrast, stocks with large dollar earnings lost ground.
  • 6) Playing games at just a few city grounds and neglecting cricket heartlands in the shires risks killing off the game in those areas.
  • 7) He was found not guilty of murder at Guildford crown court on the ground of diminished responsibility.
  • 8) We've had to be patient though and not rush him back until the ground has been right.
  • 9) Everton are increasingly optimistic about building a new arena after three previous failed ground moves after support from Liverpool city council.
  • 10) The fixture list had been arranged to keep matches with potential flashpoints away from the ground until December, but the cup draw has changed all that.
  • 11) Move rugs and curtains upstairs or to higher ground.
  • 12) The dollar also gained ground against the yen.
  • 13) Please put me back on the ground.
  • 14) Would you take the high ground if your organs failed?
  • 15) They wanted to build something from the ground up.
  • 16) The ground should be fine for him as we think he wants it faster.
  • 17) It is to try and find some common ground in a situation overwhelmed with emotion.
  • 18) Theirs is a marriage grounded in similar beliefs.
  • 19) And poor exports are fuelling worries the recovery is on shaky ground.
  • 20) But both the district and appeal courts found no grounds for these claims.
  • 21) These are the areas of common ground to listen for.
  • 22) We tried to run away to higher ground but the wave was much quicker than us.
  • 23) It has a pool and a small lake in the grounds.
  • 24) Years of trying to get this project off the ground will finally see it happen.
  • 25) High oil prices are forcing airlines to ground aircraft.
  • 26) Adding coffee grounds can lead to blue flowers.
  • 27) What a good thing the ground crew had loaded it.
  • 28) We were able to hit the ground running.
  • 29) They took the high ground around the city in the past week before pushing into the western outskirts.
  • 30) The bank is expected to challenge the statistical evidence on the ground that the plaintiffs are not comparing like with like.
  • 31) It was a favourite hunting ground.
  • 32) It may look familiar but this Accord is new from the ground up.
  • 33) It has everything above the ground, and everything under the ground….
  • 34) The country about Syracuse is neither grand nor beautiful; but the ground is _classic ground_, and Sicily has not been brought within the reach of an intercourse which, while it polishes and confers substantial benefits, removes the sacred rust of antiquity.
  • 35) If it be true, that on the ground which I occupy, —ground which I occupy as frankly and boldly as Judge Douglas does his, —my views, though partly coinciding with yours, are not as perfectly in accordance with your feelings as his are, I do say to you in all candor, go for him and not for me.
  • 36) When cavalry is required to charge over unknown ground, it should be preceded by a few men thrown out to the front as skirmishers, in order to _scout the ground_ to be passed over.
  • 37) I fowed an acre on the other fide of the vrheat, with three ftone, which was a very good crop, for it branched to fiU the ground with a fine long-eared corn; it branched firom two to fix or eight ears out of a root, according to the diftarice the grains 'fell from each other, juft fo they ftooled or branched tiU they filled the ground*
  • 38) Before the 2001 attacks, the term ground zero was most often used to denote the center of a major explosion, often in reference to a nuclear detonation.
  • 39) The only way Republicans can try to gain ground is to tear down our great President and the Democratic party.
  • 40) I have always said that the only times Democrats gain ground is when Republicans overplay their hand and their true agenda shows.
  • 41) Previously, the phrase "ground zero" had only one meaning: it was the spot where a nuclear explosion had occurred.
  • 42) That the likely Democratic Presidential candidate refuses to look at the facts on the ground is a measure of how tenaciously he and his party are committed to American impotence.
  • 43) ‘In spring you kill the vetch by simply cutting it close to the ground, and then lay it in place on the beds.’
  • 44) ‘He froze and lay close to the ground, his entire body choked up with uncontrollable fear.’
  • 45) ‘Light rails are too buslike to impress most commuters, too squished and close to the ground.’
  • 46) ‘You know, most accidents occur in and around airports when you're close to the ground.’
  • 47) ‘Her fast footwork was accentuated by her bent knees, which kept her body close to the ground.’
  • 48) ‘The coum has a very short flower, with leaves that sit on the surface of the ground.’
  • 49) ‘Because the train was so small, and we were so close to the ground, and we were straddling the train, it felt like we were going fast.’
  • 50) ‘The grave had clearly not been touched since the day she was laid in the ground - probably some time in the late 800s.’
  • 51) ‘On one hand, helicopters are more maneuverable over a target and can get closer to the ground.’
  • 52) ‘Both humans dropped to the ground, and lay stunned for a space of time barely measurable.’
  • 53) ‘On the ground nearby lay a picture, a knight in shining armor drawn carefully in crayon.’
  • 54) ‘He lay down in the exact center of the circle, keeping close to the ground in order to escape the heat.’
  • 55) ‘She slumped down to the ground, laying on her side, and tried not to move too much.’
  • 56) ‘Eventually my head started to slowly gravitate toward the ground as my eyes closed.’
  • 57) ‘They also burrow and lay their eggs in the ground, helping to maintain healthy soil structure.’
  • 58) ‘I crumpled to the ground where I lay muttering to myself about all the things I did wrong in my life.’
  • 59) ‘The new law keeps finds together as they were originally laid in the ground.’
  • 60) ‘Together, they soared over the fence, and landed with a muddy squelch onto the ground.’
  • 61) ‘The crocuses are above ground in the garden and the birds are singing with all their beautiful hearts.’
  • 62) ‘While in the air, he watched as a tractor pulling a plow cut a dark line of earth across an expanse of ground.’
  • 63) ‘In 1757, he leased a back house and some ground adjoining his premises on Cork Hill.’
  • 64) ‘Grass surpluses have developed on grazing ground on many farms at present following recent good growth.’
  • 65) ‘On the way it swept through 1,500 acres of ground, including 600 acres of regenerating forest.’
  • 66) ‘The new school will be built on 26 acres of ground specially set aside for the purpose in Garcia Street.’
  • 67) ‘It means the amount of water needed to cover an acre of ground to the depth of one foot.’
  • 68) ‘That this road was atop a ridge equally suggests its origin at a time when lower ground, to the east, was marshy and impassable.’
  • 69) ‘Your lawn is only a small piece of land, but all the lawns across the country cover a lot of ground.’
  • 70) ‘He stood by the small patch of ground that was usually their garden for the year and watched the sun come up.’
  • 71) ‘Just before a cottage, go right at a green marker-post and follow a path across marshy ground to a gate in the fence to your right.’
  • 72) ‘Cross marshy ground to a cairn, and after 300 yards you will reach the trig point on top of Auchineden Hill.’
  • 73) ‘Houses included piled structures with stone hearths set in marshy ground.’
  • 74) ‘These birds take refuge in hedges and wooded areas and at dusk fly out to feed in marshy ground.’
  • 75) ‘He grabbed her and they fell together on the soft ground surrounding the fountain in the center of the court yard.’
  • 76) ‘The ceremony had to be held on bare ground: the earth connection was essential.’
  • 77) ‘Sandy soils have higher albedos than clays; dry ground has a higher albedo than damp.’
  • 78) ‘I did a lot of individual work with her, which in many ways was like trying to break in a piece of clay ground for farming.’
  • 79) ‘She landed in the moist ground, sobbing, and wishing that the car would turn around.’
  • 80) ‘That gave their heavy stone foundations time to settle into the porous clay ground.’
  • 81) ‘The dirt and concrete ground was slick from a recent rain and was littered with garbage.’
  • 82) ‘On sloping ground, soil can slip downwards at an imperceptibly slow rate by a process known as lateral creep.’
  • 83) ‘One landed with a smash into the rocky ground, lodging his feet deep underneath the surface.’
  • 84) ‘Suppose the ball lands not on level ground, but deep in the stands or off a facade.’
  • 85) ‘We are buried in holy ground, he says, because we come from earth and return there.’
  • 86) ‘He says the agreement covered pilots and cabin crew, terminal services and other ground staff.’
  • 87) ‘This dispute also involves ground service staff and check-in agents as well as load controllers.’
  • 88) ‘Suddenly things got busy around the aircraft and I asked our ground maintenance what was going on.’
  • 89) ‘The stoppage held by ground staff and crews was in opposition to a restructuring plan.’
  • 90) ‘The company provides ground services, including baggage handling.’
  • 91) ‘Efforts were also made to use radiotelegraph and radiotelephone between aircraft and ground headquarters.’
  • 92) ‘Industrial chaos at Stansted Airport and others across the country has been averted after ground staff accepted a pay deal.’
  • 93) ‘Investors are increasingly nervous about the potential impact of a strike threat by the carrier's ground staff.’
  • 94) ‘The spokesman said all passengers who took part in the survey praised its friendly ground staff.’
  • 95) ‘The ground staff are flat out; it's past midnight here and there are dozens of planes left to unload.’
  • 96) ‘The majority of job losses will be at Stansted Airport where ground handling and sales staff are based.’
  • 97) ‘It was an emotional event as the veterans, most of whom either served at the airfield as pilots or ground staff, met for the first time in years.’
  • 98) ‘He also instructed the ground support crews to check each pilot to make sure that they had a weak link.’
  • 99) ‘The ground flora in the oak woods ranges from areas of bilberry through grassy swards to rich moss carpets and small alder flushes.’
  • 100) ‘I munch a mushroom, then strip a spiny ground herb to yield a mouthful of sweet white pith.’
  • 101) ‘Most of the ground lichen pastures are found in the northern herding districts.’
  • 102) ‘A rare ground orchid Disperis neilgherrensis has blooms that are striking beyond belief.’
  • 103) ‘The presence of shrubs and ground plants in the flatwoods depends on the frequency of fire.’
  • 104) ‘There was a sense of urgency today as cleanup workers tried to head off oil slicks before they reached Spanish beaches and the fishing grounds.’
  • 105) ‘The move was designed to relieve people of the squalid living conditions, as well as to grant better access to hunting and fishing grounds.’
  • 106) ‘The remaining birds, whether on the breeding or wintering grounds, mostly inhabit public or undeveloped beaches.’
  • 107) ‘Do you think anyone will mention the huge factory ships into which foreign trawlers empty their catch before turning round to quickly return to the fishing grounds?’
  • 108) ‘In the 1760s, a few families from New England and Northern Ireland were attracted to the area by the rich fishing grounds.’
  • 109) ‘A fund insider confirmed that the policy has been to ask for the grants to be repaid if football grounds were developed for non-football purposes.’
  • 110) ‘Many of the moves our family made when I was growing up were not done for occupational reasons, but in search of better fishing grounds.’
  • 111) ‘On January 27, 1974 the Gaul left Hull for the fishing grounds in the North Cape area.’
  • 112) ‘Tragically, only three purpose built football grounds remain as AFL venues.’
  • 113) ‘The fields will again become killing grounds and the skies will be turned into shooting galleries.’
  • 114) ‘The abundant phytoplankton are a major food source for high levels of marine life that make the area one of the richest fishing grounds in the world, he said.’
  • 115) ‘What's more, although an argument is made based on the area being part of Taiwan's traditional fishing grounds, that argument is given little space.’
  • 116) ‘The site is well clear of fishing and trawling grounds and one which complies with the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency rules.’
  • 117) ‘Despite a brave effort the footballers finished up with no silver ware but the Development Committee made huge strides with the development of the new playing grounds.’
  • 118) ‘For a number of years countries like the Cook Islands had ignored their own fishing resources and invited other nations to harvest its fishing grounds, he said.’
  • 119) ‘The Barents Sea, north of Norway and Russia, is one of the world's richest fishing grounds, accounting for half the global cod catch.’
  • 120) ‘It was fashionable in the 1990s to celebrate community resource management as a solution to depletion of fishing grounds.’
  • 121) ‘With its island scenery and fishing grounds, Zhoushan aims to transform itself into a yachting centre for Shanghai.’
  • 122) ‘Yet traffic across the fishing grounds could be disruptive, and a spillage in the waters that circulate closer to the islands disastrous.’
  • 123) ‘The problem is the rise of global markets to satisfy the demands of people remote from the fishing grounds.’
  • 124) ‘The building, the grounds and surrounding area are untidy.’
  • 125) ‘In contrast to the grounds surrounding the house, this area had been neatly trimmed and landscaped.’
  • 126) ‘During their weeding and cleaning the pupils also learned much about the horticulture of the grounds surrounding the church buildings.’
  • 127) ‘By 11: 00 P.M. the entire house and the grounds surrounding it were packed with people.’
  • 128) ‘Diana had to smile at the notion that the vast grounds surrounding the house could be considered a ‘yard’.’
  • 129) ‘The grounds which surround this house have been immaculately kept and are not overlooked in any way.’
  • 130) ‘People are barred from transporting directly into the building or the grounds surrounding - it is a security hazard.’
  • 131) ‘Before that it operated from a mobile building in the school grounds but that land had to be sold off and the pre-school moved inside the school.’
  • 132) ‘This turned out to be a very corporate looking boardroom crammed full with swivel chairs - a far cry from the acres and acres of the lush green grounds surrounding the manor.’
  • 133) ‘Set in 3,500 acres of woodland grounds, it has lots of beautiful walks as well as a nine-hole golf course, an all-weather tennis court and a croquet lawn.’
  • 134) ‘Set in nearly six acres of grounds, the nine-bedroom house boasts a leisure annexe, with indoor swimming pool and games room, a vaulted wine cellar, and billiard room.’
  • 135) ‘When the club moved to its present grounds in the 1930s, large trees were cleared by the local cricket team from the centre of what was at the time the private grounds of Manor House.’
  • 136) ‘The property has spacious grounds and is surrounded by mature trees.’
  • 137) ‘Specifically, the community wants a major expansion to the airport terminal building and surrounding grounds, including a small parking lot.’
  • 138) ‘Controversial plans for a five-bedroom house in the grounds of a listed Broadway building have been approved - despite opposition from neighbours.’
  • 139) ‘Plans to build 35 houses in the grounds of a former school in a conservation area are likely to go ahead despite objections from residents.’
  • 140) ‘The building stands in six acres of grounds, offering play areas for children as well as conference facilities.’
  • 141) ‘A patrol gathered before a grand old manor house on the grounds.’
  • 142) ‘A large public park will be included in the 500-acre grounds of Abbotstown House.’
  • 143) ‘A big selling point will be the extensive grounds that surround the house.’
  • 144) ‘A war of words has broken out over Yorkshire's proposed purchase of the cricket ground from Headingley boss Paul Caddick.’
  • 145) ‘You have a club worth millions; you fill out your ground every week.’
  • 146) ‘The only option would be to burn the paddock to the ground.’
  • 147) ‘The deciding match will be played at the same ground tomorrow.’
  • 148) ‘Tameside Borough Council will soon lift safety restrictions preventing Oldham RL playing home matches at Ashton United's soccer ground.’
  • 149) ‘They managed to turn their ground into something of a fortress towards the end of last year.’
  • 150) ‘Four years earlier on the same ground the young Don Bradman had set a new Test record with a score of 334.’
  • 151) ‘Bradford's ground, Valley Parade, holds barely 20,000.’
  • 152) ‘One tackle on former Sale wing David Rees sent shock waves around the ground.’
  • 153) ‘This could turn into a tight match with Queenstown possibly slight favourites with their home ground advantage.’
  • 154) ‘The credit for turning this venue into a Test ground goes to a Trinity College old boy, the Late Hon.’
  • 155) ‘I could have stopped competitive rugby and jogged on the ground to keep fit.’
  • 156) ‘We need a little bit of luck to go our way and turn our home ground into Fortress Memorial.’
  • 157) ‘Before the match was stopped Ryan Haire hit a massive six which saw the ball going out of the ground.’
  • 158) ‘The ARL has come on board and said if they're banned from an NRL ground they'll be banned from the ARL ground.’
  • 159) ‘An agreement has also been reached for Yorkshire to buy the various income strands at Headingley and also the freehold of the ground.’
  • 160) ‘The ground co-hosted the recent ICC Champions Trophy and Test cricket is a realistic dream.’
  • 161) ‘Kabwe Warriors yesterday avoided an upset by thumping promotion side Prison Leopards in a FAZ Premier Division week-eight derby played at Railway ground.’
  • 162) ‘They have struggled for the last two seasons and the Sharks will kick themselves if they blow another major opportunity to come away from the Watford ground with maximum points.’
  • 163) ‘In other parts of the world we are seeing Test matches played under lights and we are the only international ground in England with planning permission to erect them.’
  • 164) ‘This is a huge subject that covers much ground and will see a good many proposals.’
  • 165) ‘Any book on European integration which aims to be at all comparative is bound to cover a lot of ground, both theoretical and practical.’
  • 166) ‘Certainly she believes the process is moving onto dangerous ground.’
  • 167) ‘This seems to be part of a larger trend in which Jews and Christians are finding areas of common ground.’
  • 168) ‘We had begun to drift apart, but my beating had brought us back onto common ground.’
  • 169) ‘India always offers fertile ground for argument, but there is much to agree upon in the rest of the book.’
  • 170) ‘There's probably a lot of common ground between those two themes.’
  • 171) ‘However, councillors in the county have failed to reach any sort of common ground on the issue.’
  • 172) ‘Despite differences in sound they were able to find common ground on deeper issues.’
  • 173) ‘That may give them grounds for a constitutional challenge on the grounds of equality and of guarantees not to endow any religion.’
  • 174) ‘But in a case such as the present where the bad faith of the plaintiff is not alleged, I can see no basis for the implication of a representation of reasonable grounds for belief.’
  • 175) ‘However, interest-based financing systems can neither be justified on the grounds of efficiency nor on the basis of economic justice.’
  • 176) ‘The evidential burden for restraining property is even lower - all the government needs is ‘reasonable grounds for belief’.’
  • 177) ‘One of Nietzsche's prime targets in this respect is Kant who, like a good modernist, attempted to give, as far as is possible, rational grounds for our ordinary beliefs and for morality.’
  • 178) ‘There is no need for the officer to show reasonable grounds for his belief that the powers are needed.’
  • 179) ‘Fostering hatred or advocating violence to further a set of beliefs will become grounds for deportation.’
  • 180) ‘Their objective isn't to change people's beliefs, but to provide good grounds for belief.’
  • 181) ‘Is such a policy justified on the grounds of protecting choice when these schools exclude most children because of the size of the fees they charge?’
  • 182) ‘But amid the huge attention given to the poor performance of the main opposition parties, there are factors that give grounds for real concern.’
  • 183) ‘Zero tolerance is commonly justified on the grounds of children's safety.’
  • 184) ‘The police did not have an honest belief in the grounds for his arrest.’
  • 185) ‘I see no grounds for reducing the basis of the award of costs in favour of the claimants.’
  • 186) ‘To me this seems highly implausible on both notational and musical grounds.’
  • 187) ‘Some independent observers see grounds to question the sell-offs.’
  • 188) ‘This case is the one encountered herein, and therefore the method used to code the outgroup stands on solid theoretical grounds.’
  • 189) ‘On our side we have very, very solid legal grounds.’
  • 190) ‘I wonder if there are some solid legal grounds on which I could sue them?’
  • 191) ‘It has been resisted on two substantial grounds.’
  • 192) ‘This group continues to make assertions without grounds or substantive proof.’
  • 193) ‘To create his paintings, he stencils wide bands and squares of colorful enamel paint over bright acrylic grounds.’
  • 194) ‘Lashing skeins of clear acrylic medium course through wiped grounds, in a family of pinks ranging from alizarin to rust, of oceanic vastness.’
  • 195) ‘These new paintings are mostly organized around nearly straight brushstrokes executed on grounds made of broader, looser applications of paint.’
  • 196) ‘They are rendered in grisaille on a gray ground bordered by a gold strapwork design.’
  • 197) ‘All of the images are on white grounds, with the gesso petering out as it reaches the edges of the canvas.’
  • 198) ‘Alkyd and acrylic primers, pigmented with titanium white, have largely replaced white lead in oil as grounds for oil painting.’
  • 199) ‘His new work recalls his beginnings, but with broader lines, more intense colors and richer, more complex grounds.’
  • 200) ‘We should probably not assume that his changes in technique - the turn away from the live model, the shift in pigments and grounds - were determined by haste and flight.’
  • 201) ‘Virtually all the paintings have black grounds (visible between the disc shapes) that make them appear to be set at night.’
  • 202) ‘A number of the paintings that follow have ominously dark grounds appropriate to the seriousness of intent.’
  • 203) ‘These works are delicate and loose, with washy grounds and linear accents, bits of cross-hatching and curving organic shapes.’
  • 204) ‘Most of the coffee in it was the residue from the coffee grounds, but he didn't care.’
  • 205) ‘After four minutes, you press the plunger to force the coffee grounds to the bottom; they're trapped by a wire mesh.’
  • 206) ‘With trembling hands, she shook the coffee grounds into the filter.’
  • 207) ‘It was indeed watery, and I could see some dark coffee grounds floating at the bottom of my cup.’
  • 208) ‘I knew something was up when I passed a table littered with tools, covered in coffee grounds, and bearing a shop vac.’
  • 209) ‘My habit with the coffee is I put a cinnamon stick in the filter with the grounds so my coffee tastes cinnamon-like.’
  • 210) ‘I spilled some coffee grounds on the floor today.’
  • 211) ‘Some gardeners swear that coffee grounds will even keep slugs away from ultra-vulnerable hosta plants.’
  • 212) ‘After he put the coffee grounds in the coffee maker he glanced at me and took the pancakes from my hand with a muttered ‘Thanks.’’
  • 213) ‘Are used coffee grounds good for your garden and flower beds?’
  • 214) ‘So far so good, but I haven't won that bag of delicious coffee grounds yet.’
  • 215) ‘Once or twice a year, give your holly a treat: an inch-deep mulch layer of used coffee grounds.’
  • 216) ‘One way to do that is to mulch around the tree, at least in the first few years, with two or three inches of used coffee grounds.’
  • 217) ‘Coffee grounds are often used around plants to repel snails.’
  • 218) ‘Turkish coffee requires that you leave the coffee grounds to settle in the bottom of the cup.’
  • 219) ‘Another tip is to use coffee grounds to exfoliate - the caffeine will be absorbed thru your skin and it'll increase the circulation in your face.’
  • 220) ‘Coffee grounds, vegetable waste, eggshells, fruit scraps and leaves are just a few examples of what can go into a compost pile.’
  • 221) ‘A recent addition to their archives is a plastic sheeting made with recycled coffee grounds.’
  • 222) ‘I would have to say that coffee grounds are the worst smell in the world, worse even than my dog's feet.’
  • 223) ‘The effect is lyrics that sound like poems strained through post-modern coffee grounds, full of jolt and flavour.’
  • 224) ‘He had been praised for a mission where he rescued injured youngsters in atrocious flying conditions which had grounded every other aircraft.’
  • 225) ‘Some flights to the US could be grounded after the airline pilots' union called on its members not to fly with armed sky marshals on board.’
  • 226) ‘He said the airline has grounded the pilot with pay while executives investigate the incident.’
  • 227) ‘The move comes three weeks after the airline was forced to ground its aircraft in a row over leasing payments.’
  • 228) ‘Along with bankrupt airlines cutting their fleets, other airlines are also grounding inefficient aircraft, as well.’
  • 229) ‘We grounded crop-dusting aircraft for a couple of days.’
  • 230) ‘British Airways said it anticipated ‘quite a number of disrupted and cancelled flights’ and other carriers said aircraft would be grounded.’
  • 231) ‘Our local aeronautic genius and his resurrected aircraft remain grounded by today's tough aviation standards, but he's still aiming high.’
  • 232) ‘Strong winds grounded firefighting aircraft and drove the fires toward the resort towns in the mountains.’
  • 233) ‘If so, the pilot is grounded temporarily until he completes the physical.’
  • 234) ‘If there are any doubts at all then the model or pilot is grounded.’
  • 235) ‘After several years of highly expensive flight training, he ‘failed to accomplish’ his flight medical exam, grounding himself as a pilot.’
  • 236) ‘But their disappointment turned to rage when a tannoy announcement revealed that the flight had had to be grounded because the aircraft hadn't got diplomatic clearance to land in Mexico.’
  • 237) ‘It was feared that the aircraft would be grounded after EU regulations put it in the weight category of an airliner, increasing its insurance five-fold.’
  • 238) ‘The pilot should be grounded for such crazy antics.’
  • 239) ‘If we can't ground an aircraft that's in Europe and not flying much, we might as well give up.’
  • 240) ‘Due to back orders of the test sets caused by high usage rates, four aircraft were grounded.’
  • 241) ‘The pilots had earlier picketed the roundabout at the entrance to the airport as the company's board met to decide whether aircraft should be grounded on Sunday.’
  • 242) ‘Last year all 291 Sea Knights in US service were grounded after a crack was discovered in a rotor blade in one of them.’
  • 243) ‘I found out that wasn't possible; all planes have been grounded and we were stuck for five more days in Italy.’
  • 244) ‘Being grounded by your parents will be treated as an unexcused absence.’
  • 245) ‘I was kicked out of the altar serving program and I was grounded by my parents for a good month.’
  • 246) ‘The social ostracism extends to grounding the child or even making him go to bed early.’
  • 247) ‘His parents grounded him and sought therapy for him.’
  • 248) ‘Something in me fired up, and I was almost glad that my parents had grounded me.’
  • 249) ‘They suspended her for two weeks and her parents grounded her for a whole month.’
  • 250) ‘Since the bridge incident, his mother had grounded him and made him work at home painting and gardening.’
  • 251) ‘My dad grounded me for a month when he'd found out.’
  • 252) ‘He knew that I was grounded about three times a week for the lamest stuff but he always tried to get me to do things with him anyway.’
  • 253) ‘You're not grounded, you're not busted, and you're not chained to a desk in class.’
  • 254) ‘I grounded him and stopped his spends - I did everything I could possibly do.’
  • 255) ‘I disobeyed this rule once, and was found out - the only time in my life I was ever grounded.’
  • 256) ‘Fine, but this better be good, or else I'm grounding you for a month.’
  • 257) ‘It means all you care about is grounding me whenever I do something you think is wrong.’
  • 258) ‘They'll solve that problem quickly enough by coming home a bit later this morning and finding the house a mess and grounding him for the next year.’
  • 259) ‘If Theo wanted independence, Henry grounded him.’
  • 260) ‘Well, I'll explain it further later, but the shorter version is that I'm grounded.’
  • 261) ‘She grounded me, and told me I had to come over and apologise.’
  • 262) ‘He was grounded, so he couldn't skateboard at Chris's.’
  • 263) ‘‘I want you to call them now or you're going to be grounded the whole time you're at the beach,’ Mom said.’
  • 264) ‘Initially it seems that the ship is grounded as solidly as a breakwater, but after a while the creaks and groans are evidence of movement, however slight this may be.’
  • 265) ‘Yesterday, salvors were also hard at work on the cargo ship Sagitarius, which is grounded on the rocks off Leaches Bay.’
  • 266) ‘If river levels sink too low, barges could be grounded and agriculture thrown into chaos.’
  • 267) ‘But too late; before they could do anything, the ship grounded on Dutchman's Bank, about two miles from Puffin Island.’
  • 268) ‘In 1770 the ship grounded on the Great Barrier Reef, and after frantic efforts to save the ship, it was beached and repaired over the course of several weeks before resuming her voyage.’
  • 269) ‘Kirkwall lifeboat and the ferry Eynhallow went to the aid of a boat that grounded on Wyre skerry on Saturday.’
  • 270) ‘The boat grounded, and although two tugs were requisitioned they failed to move her.’
  • 271) ‘The brilliant synthesis was grounded in his own practical experience.’
  • 272) ‘This radical political practice was grounded in an equally radical theology.’
  • 273) ‘The music is soulful while being grounded in the aesthetic and working practices of jazz.’
  • 274) ‘Its function is not disembodied or abstracted from the socio-cultural, but grounded in it.’
  • 275) ‘A duly constituted tribunal would be firmly grounded in a core democratic value: the rule of law.’
  • 276) ‘Their evangelism has no hope of success, because it is not grounded in the reality of what a university has to be to function.’
  • 277) ‘Some are grounded in the needs of those selling the technology.’
  • 278) ‘This policy must be grounded in the examination of independent metrics and is not viable without this rigor.’
  • 279) ‘Like most approaches grounded in irrationality, this one hasn't worked either.’
  • 280) ‘If judgment means anything, it has to be grounded in at least a minimum amount of knowledge.’
  • 281) ‘Some may say that this is rather ethereal, and not grounded in precise observation or description.’
  • 282) ‘His vision of what was possible is obviously grounded in reality he'd experienced elsewhere.’
  • 283) ‘Much of contemporary architectural thinking is grounded in a polemic against modernism and even classicism.’
  • 284) ‘The explanation is grounded in the notion that natural laws are the principle of a natural activity that constitutes a myth.’
  • 285) ‘That's lesson number two in the school of love; true love is always to be grounded in knowledge.’
  • 286) ‘No matter how outlandish and farcical some of the events become everything remains firmly grounded in a sense of reality.’
  • 287) ‘His tunes were still pretty, his riffs still grounded in classic guitar rock.’
  • 288) ‘After all, his career path during the 1960s was firmly grounded in academia.’
  • 289) ‘Why should this portrait in particular be grounded in this reality?’
  • 290) ‘The law is not just a formal dispute resolution system but something which is grounded in morality.’
  • 291) ‘However replays showed his foot went into touch as he grounded the ball.’
  • 292) ‘The irony is that he would have been two strokes better off had he not been penalised for grounding his club in a bunker during Thursday's first round.’
  • 293) ‘However, he made no attempt to ground the ball and ran touch in goal for what should have been a certain try.’
  • 294) ‘The Wasps played probably their best stuff of the season and crossed the try-line four times, only to see one try disallowed for a forward pass and two more ruled out for not grounding the ball.’
  • 295) ‘Trapped behind their own 22 for longer than desired, Carlow were only recovering from that blow when the ball was grounded behind their line in less than two minutes.’
  • 296) ‘The method further includes contacting the second metallization layer with a conductive liquid that is electrically grounded.’
  • 297) ‘And since this pipe extended a considerable distance below ground, it served as an adequate basis for grounding the entire electrical system.’
  • 298) ‘The spark plugs must be grounded to complete the electrical circuit.’
  • 299) ‘The part to be finished is electrically grounded.’
  • 300) ‘The third prong is there because the appliance must be grounded to avoid electric shock.’
  • 301) ‘He sensed that a patient had excess energy, so he grounded the patient's big toe to a drainpipe with copper wire, and - lo and behold - it worked!’
  • 302) ‘Rather than attempt a comprehensive overview, I restrict myself to some observations on the different kinds of grounding devices.’
  • 303) ‘If I'm riding my bike during a lightning storm, will the tires keep me grounded?’
  • 304) ‘This is not always necessary as some butchers sell finely ground mince.’
  • 305) ‘Richworth produce a fine ground up trout pellet that is ideal for my purposes.’
  • 306) ‘Remove from the oven, dry on paper towels and then toss them in the cumin, chilli and salt and freshly ground pepper.’
  • 307) ‘We like to see the tiny flakes of finely ground pepper in the jelly.’
  • 308) ‘It involves ground ginger, brown sugar, cloves, water, port and wine.’
  • 309) ‘Place all other ingredients including the ground seeds into the mixing bowl and combine well’
  • 310) ‘For a milder flavour replace chilli powder with ground paprika.’
  • 311) ‘Fold in the ground almonds and baking powder and combine well.’
  • 312) ‘He offered it lettuce and then mango and then ground pork from the supermarket.’
  • 313) ‘Pour into each mug, and serve with cinnamon sticks or sprinkle with ground cinnamon.’
  • 314) ‘Feed the plant each day for the next 7 days by adding one teaspoon of sugar and one teaspoon of ground ginger.’
  • 315) ‘Season with salt and freshly ground pepper, add the parsley and stir gently.’
  • 316) ‘Put in a large bowl and season with sea salt and freshly ground pepper.’
  • 317) ‘Grainy items, such as ground beef or rice, may irritate the pharynx and cause choking.’
  • 318) ‘Actually consisting of finely ground dates, it contains all the fruits' nutrients and minerals.’
  • 319) ‘The product consisted of finely ground pork spiced with salt, sugar, and other flavourings.’
  • 320) ‘The individual faces are then ground and polished on a lap using diamond powder as an abrasive.’

Examples

  • 1) "I just kind of grinded my way around the golf course,"
  • 2) Kim says he "grinded" in the final round and that he is "proud of the way I stuck it out."
  • 3) Jackson has stated in a letter to Simmons, 60, that he hugged and "grinded" her in a hallway at ESPN studios in Los Angeles, when he was there for "SportsCenter."
  • 4) "We knew the off-season was going to be a grinder and we just kind of grinded them."
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