A horrible grinding sound came from somewhere above their heads, and a spray of smelly oil came down on top of them.
The grinding sound you hear is of a train hitting the buffers.
At first glance, bi-nationalism seems to offer an attractive exit from the grinding impasse of the current conflict.
They don't know about the ongoing insecurity, or the grinding poverty and unemployment.
Both stories capture the hopelessness and desperation of grinding poverty, but in very different ways.
Iron wheels made a squeaking, grinding noise. Anna squeezed my hand.
Staying at my parents' house last weekend, I was putting the children to bed when we all heard a loud grinding noise outside.
Almost instantly after the name was spoken, a slight grinding noise sounded… and then that familiar computerized voice.
Selling drugs, as an alternative to enduring grinding poverty, has been a common enough response as the income gap has widened.
I am struck by the grinding abject poverty I have seen.