put sb through the mill Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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put sb through the mill

informal to ​cause someone to have a ​difficult and ​unpleasantexperience, ​especially by ​asking them a lot of ​difficultquestions: I had the ​interview this ​morning - they really put me through the mill.
(Definition of put sb through the mill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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