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Use "gritting" in a sentence
"Although it is called gritting, grit is not actually involved in the process."
"I had to visit Cambridge with work for a meeting with some clients - not a bad trip over there from Birmingham, but Cambs City Council don't seem to have cottoned on to the idea of gritting pavements yet ... the place was one big ice rink!"
"Bunches of people who voted for him are now just kind of gritting their teeth and bearing it."