grist to the mill

grist to the mill
grist to the mill useful experience or knowledge.
Main Entry: grist

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  • grist to the mill — 1. Raw material for feeding a process 2. Anything that can be turned to profit or advantage • • • Main Entry: ↑grist * * * grist to the mill phrase something that can be used for achieving an aim Sex scandals are grist to the mill of the tabloid… …   Useful english dictionary

  • grist for the mill — Something that you can use to your advantage is grist for the mill. ( Grist to the mill is also used.) …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • grist for the mill —    Something that you can use to your advantage is grist for the mill. ( Grist to the mill is also used.)   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • grist to the mill — (all) grist to the mill British, American & Australian, American something that you can use in order to help you to succeed. As an actor, all experience is grist to the mill …   New idioms dictionary

  • grist to the mill — noun Something that is useful or that creates a favorable opportunity. What evil will not a rival say to stop the flow of grist to the mill of the hated one? …   Wiktionary

  • grist to the mill — something that can be used for achieving an aim Sex scandals are grist to the mill of the tabloid press …   English dictionary

  • (all) grist to the mill — (all) grist to the/sb s ˈmill idiom (BrE) (NAmE (all) grist for the/sb s ˈmill) something that is useful to sb for a particular purpose • Political sex scandals are …   Useful english dictionary

  • (all) grist for the mill — (all) grist to the/sb s ˈmill idiom (BrE) (NAmE (all) grist for the/sb s ˈmill) something that is useful to sb for a particular purpose • Political sex scandals are …   Useful english dictionary

  • all grist to the mill — (all) grist to the mill British, American & Australian, American something that you can use in order to help you to succeed. As an actor, all experience is grist to the mill …   New idioms dictionary

  • grist for the mill — noun Something that is useful or that creates a favorable opportunity …   Wiktionary

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