Definition of 'grub'
Example sentences containing 'grub'
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And some decent grub always helps matters hugely. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The band found out and quickly despatched the free grub. The Sun (2011)He was stunned to learn more money is spent on prison grub than food for the sick. The Sun (2011)He scratched on the dirt for grubs and for insects. Christianity Today (2000)Of course no one should need to rely on free grub. The Sun (2015)Four in ten of those polled said grub like stir fries and curries are easier to cook. The Sun (2015)He became so embarrassed at the thought of the world seeing his diet he switched to healthy grub. The Sun (2010)They soon recognise the signs of digging in the garden and will perch near by ready to feast on uncovered grubs or worms. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The major problem is punters here expect a diet of top-class football along with decent grub. The Sun (2009)Firstly, a platter of worms and live grubs. The Sun (2015)She advises choosing low density foods - grub that contains few calories but still fills you up. The Sun (2009)Small birds are having trouble feeding, as the insects and grubs are not there yet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She could just have been saving herself for some British grub. The Sun (2013)Rising food costs have also caused people to shun fresh veg for cheaper, less healthy grub. The Sun (2008)They used to bring sarnies but the Government has told all schools to provide hot grub from next year. The Sun (2007)HOSPITAL patients deserve some decent grub. The Sun (2011)Yet there should also be no need for MPs to feel so badly underpaid that they grub around for funds in grubby places. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'grub'
British English: grub /ɡrʌb/ NOUN
A grub is an insect which has just hatched from its egg.
- American English: grub
- Arabic: دودَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: larva
- Chinese: 幼虫
- Croatian: ličinka
- Czech: larva
- Danish: larve
- Dutch: larve
- European Spanish: larva
- Finnish: murkina
- French: larve
- German: Larve
- Greek: κάμπια
- Italian: larva
- Japanese: 地虫
- Korean: 음식
- Norwegian: larve
- Polish: żarcie
- European Portuguese: larva
- Romanian: larvă
- Russian: личинка
- Spanish: larva
- Swedish: käk
- Thai: ตัวอ่อนของแมลง
- Turkish: yemek argo
- Ukrainian: личинка
- Vietnamese: ấu trùng
British English: grub VERB
If you grub around, you search for something.
I simply cannot face grubbing through all this paper.
Definition of grub from the Collins English Dictionary
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