But then she spoke again, in this pleading, grating voice that rubbed his nerve endings raw.
She'd stepped on a small stone disk and it had sunk into the ground with a grating noise.
When she finally started paying attention to the professor, he could see a look of vague irritation at the professor's sharp accent, which was a grating sound to anyone's ear.
Would the recording be of a metallic grating voice?
The rough grating voices tore through the darkness and pierced his ears.
It's also grating , because at the international level, where big business makes the big money and wields enormous power, Howard is a fan of international agreements to grease big business wheels.
Precious heard a grating noise and then silence.
With a harsh grating sound, the lid slid off, exposing its contents: a small black metal box, the size of a briefcase.
The message of this is don't ignore nasty grating noises in the lungs for weeks, in the hope they'll get better!
However, there is a scene near the end which I found grating and unnecessary and just too sentimental.