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English definition of “put sb through the mill”

put sb through the mill

informal
to cause someone to have a difficult and unpleasant experience , especially by asking them a lot of difficult questions : I had the interview this morning - they really put me through the mill.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
(Definition of put sb through the mill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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