écraser « Ushiba ground his cigarette beneath his heel. » aiguiser « The blade had been ground to a sharp edge. » to grind one's teeth = grincer des dents « she grinds her teeth in her sleep. » to grind to a halt = s'immobiliser « The truck ground to a halt after a hundred yards »« The peace process has ground to a halt while Israel struggles to form a new government. » corvée « the long grind of revision. » the daily grind = le train-train quotidien.