put somebody through it

put somebody through it
put sb ˈthrough it idiom
(informal, especially BrE) to force sb to experience sth difficult or unpleasant

They really put me through it

(= asked me difficult questions)

at the interview.

Main entry:putidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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