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Unformatted text preview: ify that you saw the defendant at the scene
of the crime?
• One witness testified that he’d seen the prisoner run
out of the bank after it had been robbed.
• b. to serve as proof:
• e.g. Her red face testified to her guilt / that she was
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• Applicants for this post must send copies of 3 recent
• information given personally, drawn from a
document or in the form of material objects,
tending or or used to establish facts in a
legal investigation or admissible as
testimony in a law court
• 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 • Running away was evidence of his guilt.
• Without evidence, they can’t bring a charge. proof:
• evidence or argument establishing or helping to
establish a fact or the truth of a statement
• 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 • His actions were proof that he was telling the truth.
• You will be asked to give proof of your identity.
• The proof of the pudding is in the eating. testimony:
• a formal written or spoken statement, especially one
given in a court of law; evidence or proof provided by
the existence or appearance of sth
• 矛矛矛矛矛矛 • His blackened finger was testimony to the fact that he
had played in pain.
• His speech was testimony of his good intention. • on hand: present, available
ask for a girl's hand
• give one's hand to sb.
• a fresh [green] hand
• a crack [good, great] hand
• extra hands
• at hand • "Don't worry … as we were waiting for the court
• We'll do a few things to outwit them (the prosecution);
or we have some clever and unexpected tactics and
we will surprise them in the trial.
• We'll show them a few tricks •
• reassuring arm:
Can an arm be areassuring?
Obviously the arm can't be reassuring;
it means in a reassuring manner, a friendly
gesture to put John at ease;
• the figure of speech used here is a
transferred epithet. •
• throwing a reassuring arm round my
putting his arm in an informal, friendly
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