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00:55 Sep 11, 2020
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Tech/Engineering - Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
Additional field(s): Computers: Software, Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino, Computers (general)
English term or phrase: grinding
Definition from Techopedia:
Grinding refers to the playing time spent doing repetitive tasks within a game to unlock a particular game item or to build the experience needed to progress smoothly through the game. Grinding most commonly involves killing the same set of opponents over and over in order to gain experience points or gold. Although other game genres require some grinding, role-playing games (RPG) – specifically massively multiplayer online role-playing games – are the most notorious for requiring this type of time investment from players.

Example sentence(s):
  • Grinding slowly became a fundamental aspect of single-players RPGs even though its repetitive nature has been said to be a result of poor game design, but the rise of the internet and massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) like World of Warcraft added new competitive and social variables that made grinding even more tantalizing. Inverse
  • There are some gamers that say they do not want grinding in games, but what they really mean is that they hate spending a great deal of time having to grind. Every game has some form of grinding, as every game has repeated actions required to move forward. The key is that players need to feel they are moving forward to the next stage or story chapter, or the grind becomes filler and without purpose. Seasoned Gaming
  • However, one must admit that grinding in video games has a necessity, especially when it is devoid of game developers’ monetary-hunger. BangoGames
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Diya Takrouri
3 +1جرندنغ
Aaya Tarawneh


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Definition from own experience or research:
الجرندنغ كلمة إنجليزية يستخدمها لاعبين الألعاب الإلكترونية و تدل على فعل أعمال متكررة للحصول على فائدة داخل اللعبة

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  • 20-40 كويست + جرندنغ. يعني اذا يقولك اذبح 10 وحوش عشان تخلص الكويست.اذبح 100 بعدين سلم الكويست. - منتدى ألعاب  

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Aaya Tarawneh
United States
Local time: 09:20
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ArabicArabic

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Yes  Hassan Achahbar
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10 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5

Definition from own experience or research:
دأب فلان الشّيء/ دأب فلان على الشّيء
لازمه واعتاده دون فتور، استمرّ وواظب عليه

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  • دأب فلان الشّيء/ دأب فلان على الشّيء لازمه واعتاده دون فتور، استمرّ وواظب عليه - ِAlmaany  
Diya Takrouri
Local time: 17:20
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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