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grinding

  
1       adj   If you describe a bad situation as grinding, you mean it never gets better, changes, or ends.  
ADJ n  
Their grandfather had left his village in order to escape the grinding poverty.     
  grindingly      adv   ADV adj  
Nursing was ill-paid and grindingly hard work.     
2    If you say that something comes to a grinding halt, you are emphasizing that it stops very suddenly, especially before it was meant to.  
to a grinding halt      phrase   PHR after v     (emphasis)    A car will come to a grinding halt if you put water in the petrol tank.     
3   
    grind  
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n.
a group selfie ; a picture taken by one person next to other people, usually to share it through social media
[Slang] comes from the combination of "selfie" and "us"
v.
to lie lazily (in the sun): lizards bask on rocks, people bask on beaches. Also fig: to bask in someone's reflected glory; to bask in media attention.
n.
a photo of one's suntanned legs usually taken with a smartphone and shared on social media
[Neologism] combination of "legs" and "selfie". Legsies are commonly used to brag about one's vacation
n.
a person who deliberately misleads someone on social media as to their identity
n.
posting a picture of one's pet on social media, with a sign describing the animal's wrongdoing
more specific: cat shaming or dog shaming
n.
a concept relating to internet social media where people interact with each other using online identity generally referred as ‘users’ which collectively describes as virtual public.
[Tech.] online users, online avatars, internet social media public
exp.
= bad press: negative opinion or image expressed in the media
The firm got some negative press over that decision
n.
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
[Tech.];[Leg.]
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