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gril
Pronunciation: / gʀil /

Translation of gril in English:

nom masculin

  • 2 (torture) See examples: subir le supplice du gril
    to be roasted alive
    mettre quelqu'un/être sur le gril [figuré]
    to put somebody/to be on tenterhooks

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