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    What do you call this in English, please? It's something that we use to protect our house.
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    Quote Originally Posted by English4everyone View Post
    What do you call this in English, please? It's something that we use to protect our house.
    A security grille?

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    I'd call it a security gate/grill. They are not common in the UK except on commercial properties, shops etcetera.

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    I think "gate" as well. A grill would be for cooking food on.

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    I would use "grille" too. Note the difference in spelling. A "grill" is for cooking. A "grille" is an arrangement of metal slats covering/protecting something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I would use "grille" too. Note the difference in spelling. A "grill" is for cooking. A "grille" is an arrangement of metal slats covering/protecting something.
    I agree. With ones that are decorative, I would use "grille". With ones that are solid or strictly utilitarian, I would use "door".

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