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to roast (a duck): to cook (a duck) in the oven
a Sunday roast a typical English meal eaten for Sunday lunch, typically containing roast meat, roast potatoes, gravy and other vegetables
to roast someone (comedically): to mock, to tease, to make fun of someone
verb (informal)
a (comedy) roast a comedy event in which a particular guest of honor is mocked and joked about
The guys at work roasted me when they found out I lived with my grandmother.
to get a roasting (from the press): to be asked a series of difficult questions, to receive harsh or tough treatment (from the press)

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