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grillingnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈɡrɪl.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈɡrɪl.ɪŋ/ informal
an occasion when someone is asked a lot of questions for a long time: She faced a grilling when she got home.
an occasion when someone criticizes you or says you have done something wrong : The security guard gave me a grilling for taking photos of the building.
(Definition of grilling from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 盘问…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盤問…
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