Meaning of GRATE in English
verb rub sth into small pieces
Sprinkle the top of the dish with some finely ~d cheese.
▪ freshly ~d
a teaspoon of freshly ~d nutmeg
Grate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ apple , ↑ carrot , ↑ cheese , ↑ chocolate
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012