Last modified on 3 July 2014, at 17:24

grit one's teeth

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grit one's teeth

  1. To clench one's teeth together tightly because of pain or anger or frustration.
  2. To face up to a difficult or disagreeable situation, and deal with it.
    There's a storm coming, so I grit my teeth and start rowing with all my might.

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