Dictionary.com

grit in a sentence

Example sentences for grit

Her white blood was strong in her and she had grit and endurance and a vital courage.
Through sheer grit and determination, these companies have weathered the recession and they're ready to grow.
They collected more samples, using tape to dab the grit.
Only the grit was useful, mostly for industrial applications such as dental drills and hacksaw blades.
Using the tops as a handle, fan out light parts under running water and wash off grit.
Grit my teeth, put him back together again and put him back on the desk.
Do your best, and grit your teeth and smile when they get it wrong.
Taos seemed covered with a literal and figurative layer of dust that hinted at its grit and authenticity.
The moms and dads would always bring a big box of colored chalk, some low grit sandpaper, and a few empty jars.
For centuries, ships depended on the grit and dedication of lighthouse keepers and their families.
Thus, they grit their teeth and decide to live with the risks.
For others, it has become a chance to show their true grit.
All they could do was grit their teeth, insult him-and wait.
But ambitious new zoning laws and increased police presence may sanitize its legendary grit.
One of the drawbacks is road grit and car exhaust blowing into your windows.
Their dynamic brains hurled off their words, as the revolving stone hurls off scraps of grit.
To get boyfriends, she knocks boys down and grinds their faces in the snowy grit.
Far from the grit of revolutionary unrest or the tumult of a natural disaster, average people sit, transfixed.
The planetesimals, of course, grew from similar collisions--bigger rocks from smaller rocks all the way back to primordial grit.
Hence his and our parrots were clearly not interested in grit.
To rinse and crisp salad greens, immerse in water and swish gently to remove any grit, then drain or spin dry.
Lift out porcini, squeezing excess liquid back into bowl, then rinse to remove any grit.
Lift out porcini, squeezing excess liquid back into bowl, and rinse to remove any grit.
Use fine-grit sandpaper or a nail file to remove any flocking around the leak.
Most of the grit will fall to the bottom of the bowl.
Rinse the leeks again, checking between the folds to make sure all the grit is gone.
Grit blasting with medium grit is the preferred method of surface preparation.
Then the wastewater is pumped to the aerated grit channel.
The grit settles into hoppers at the bottom of the tank.
If grit gets into streams it can cause damage to areas where fish spawn.
Grit can also clog storm drains and storm water ponds.
He did so with biography and grit, not rhetorical prowess.
Great trucks thundered past, showering her with grit, and a fierce wind got up that made her stagger.
But this grit in the financial system yields some fiscal pearls.
It takes grit to transform oneself from a hairy, alcoholic, cupcake-pajama-wearing hermit into eco-Barbie.

Famous quotes containing the word grit

The world is eaten up by boredom.... You can't see it all at once. It is like dust. You go about and never notice, you b... more
Solomon's Proverbs, I think, have omitted to say, that as the sore palate findeth grit, so an uneasy consci... more
Confronted with the unhappy facts of exclusion, we sometimes reassure ourselves by telling stories: the poor boys who ma... more
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help