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gave the third degree to

phrase
variants: or gave (someone) the third degree
past tense of give the third degree to

Synonyms of gave the third degree to

to put a series of questions to
  • She gave the third degree to her daughter when she missed her curfew.
  • After missing work without hearing from me, my supervisor is sure to give me the third degree when I get back into the office.

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“Gave the third degree to.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gave%20the%20third%20degree%20to. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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