Definition of “put sb through the mill” - English Dictionary


“put sb through the mill” in English

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put sb through the mill


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.

(Definition of “put sb through the mill” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)