грызть гранит науки

Russian idioms


Transcription (the accent is shown in capital letters):

[gryzt' gra-NEET na-U-kee]

Translation / meaning:

to study diligently, to burn the midnight oil, to grind away at one’s books


  • Я на общественных началах горбачусь на универ, продолжая грызть гранит науки и сдавать все экзамены без посторонней помощи.
    I volunteer for the university, continuing to grind away the books of science and pass all the exams without outside help.
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