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1‘the police wished to interrogate her’
question, put questions to, cross-question, cross-examine, quiz, probe, catechize, sound out
interview, examine, debrief
informal pump, grill, give someone the third degree, put someone through the third degree, put the screws on, put someone through the wringer, worm something out of someone
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.