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grill

verb [T]
 
 
/ɡrɪl/
COOK B1 to cook food on a flat, metal structure over a fire: Grill the fish for 2 to 3 minutes on each side.Preparing food using heatPreparing food
COOK UK ( US broil) to cook food with strong heat coming from directly above or below itPreparing food using heatPreparing food
QUESTION to ask someone questions continuously and for a long time: I was grilled by the police for two days.Questioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
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