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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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