grill (someone) (about something)

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grill (someone) (about something)

To question or interrogate someone intensely and relentlessly (about something). I wish my parents would stop grilling me about where I go with my friends at night! You're going to have to grill Janet if you want any answers about her spending habits.
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grill

n. face; front teeth. Ain’t you getting your grill a little close to my grill?
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"Nobody , and I mean nobody , could grill someone in an interview the way he could," said Frank Bilovsky, retired sportswriter for the former Philadelphia Bulletin and longtime friend of Bernstein.