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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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up in (one's) grill

slang Extremely close to one; right up in one's face. (A "grill" is a type of jewelry that adorns the teeth.) I got right up in his grill and told him I would mess him up if he didn't get me my money. I'm a bouncer for a local club, so I'm used to drunk idiots getting up in my grill.
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n. face; front teeth. Ain’t you getting your grill a little close to my grill?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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In the areas of secure care, special education, and transition, the few studies that have examined the initial adjustment of incarcerated youth with disabilities upon returning to the community (Bullis, Yovanoff, Mueller, & Havel, 2002; Griller Clark et al., 2011; Mathur & Griller Clark, 2013) found that special education status was significantly associated with re-incarceration.
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In addition to step-by-step recipes, Weber's Real Grilling is packed with tips, tricks, and techniques from safety precautions for meat preparation (including a chart that compares USDA temperature recommendations with those of professional chefs for cooking meat rare to well-done) and basic instructions for using charcoal, lighting a gas grill, and the tools every griller should own.
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The authors - some of whom work together on essays - include Yves Meny, Helen Wallace, Bruno de Witte, Armin von Bogdandy, Grainne de Burca, Stephen Weatherill, Jacques Ziller, Jaroslav Lotarski, Koen Lenaerts, Marlies Desomer, Stefan Griller, Neil Walker, and Jo Shaw.
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The beauty of the recordings is as much in the playing of the Griller String Quartet as in the obvious charms, emotions, verve, and diversity of Haydn's compositions themselves.
The above bracketing of the Griller and Amadeus quartets is in one sense quite inappropriate; as with any of the finest quartets, they each had their own unmistakable sound and personality.