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grain intended to be or that has been ground

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Not a disaster, as every twist and turn in Susan's life is grist to the mill, but Simon's ever-so-perfect gnashers will be grinding away.
The city's impersonality matched with its inspiring architecture, lends more grist to the mill.
In fact, viewing FMQs last week, it was the type of session that would be grist to the mill of those anti-devolutionists who like to refer to the Assembly as a "talking shop".
What began as a discussion of structural Apocalypses rapidly morphs into a field where references to Apocalypse (George Eliot) or even apocalyptic imagery (Darwin) are grist to the mill.
As well as being one for the reverse forecast, it would have provided grist to the mill of many an amateur commentator in bars from Cork to Downpatrick, with Slippery Dick no doubt ``coming up on the inside of Foxy Fanny with an irresistible challenge''.
This gives grist to the mill of those who say: "See we told you, what can this woman do?
Joyce's work thus becomes grist to the mill of any emergent, new theoretical paradigm.
All this is grist to the mill for those engaged in "cultural studies.
Its value to a wider audience is limited, residing primarily in its preliminary matter, for the catalogue itself serves only to confirm that virtually all (but avant-garde) music was grist to the mill in the eyes of a hard-pressed silent film music fitter.
Alan Shatter's smirking visage on The Late Late Show refusing to answer direct questions merely adds grist to the mill.
And even Saint-Saens, that longevist purveyor of so much grist to the mill, emerged triumphant in these hands.
SIR - Neurosis about levels of numeracy coupled with plummeting performances on Pisa are grist to the mill of the "falling standards" lobby.
It's all grist to the mill for Sam Perry and his fellow Shrewsbury House Archive Team who are committed to recording the way it was and the way it is.
Tackles, carries, yards are grist to the mill yet in rugby they are jealously protected.
Beatings, brawls and criminal damage seem grist to the mill at The Bear, according to a report by Coventry police to the council's licensing committee.