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grill

noun [C] uk   /ɡrɪl/ us  
B1 UK (US broiler) the surface in a cooker that can be heated to very high temperatures and under which you put food to be cookedKitchen appliances B1 a frame of metal bars over a fire on which food can be put to be cookedKitchen appliances mainly US an informal restaurantRestaurants and cafes

grill

verb [T] uk   /ɡrɪl/ us  

grill verb [T] (COOK)

B1 to cook food over fire or hot coals, usually on a metal frame: Dad was grilling chicken in the back yard. B1 UK (US broil) to cook something under a very hot surface in a cooker: I'll grill the bacon rather than fry it.Preparing food using heatPreparing food

grill verb [T] (QUESTION)

to ask someone a lot of questions for a long time: After being grilled by the police for two days, Johnson signed a confession. Her parents would grill her about where she'd been.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
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