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Old 02-29-2008
grep for forward slash

How can I use grep to grab a line that contains a forward slash? I've tried:

grep "/pd " file,

Inevitably it just grabs pd not /pd.
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Old 02-29-2008
grep "/" file

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Old 02-29-2008
well I need to grep using the string I supplied in the initial post. I'm searching for a string called pd with a space after it. So I need to grep "/pd ". Parentheses alone don't work.
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Old 02-29-2008
grep -- "/pb"
or use fgrep.
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