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put sb through the wringer

informal
to ask someone difficult or unpleasant questions, often to find out if they are doing their job in a satisfactory way: Outside investigators will put the company's accounting practices through the wringer.
Translations of “put sb through the wringer”
in Chinese (Traditional) (提出刁鑽問題)使(某人)飽受折磨,使經受考驗…
in Chinese (Simplified) (提出刁钻问题)使(某人)饱受折磨,使经受考验…
(Definition of put sb through the wringer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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