grind to

grind something to something

to keep grinding something until it is something. I ground the fennel seeds to a powder and threw them in the simmering sauce. The wheels of the cars, trucks, and buses had ground the football to a broken mass.
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Additionally, AOL members can also visit AOL Keyword: Soundtracks to watch The Donnas' new music video "Too Bad About Your Girl" from the Grind soundtrack, or visit AOL Keyword: Grind to personalize their Winamp(R) and AOL(R) Instant Messenger(TM) software with Grind skins and buddy icons, view and rate skateboarding photos submitted by fellow AOL members, and - later this week - check local showtimes and buy tickets to the film.