You’ve cross-examined my landlady, I’ll be bound….
You want to cross-examine me officially in due form?
But the cross-examination again, to-morrow?" he said with bitterness.
"I believe it’s a sort of legal rule, a sort of legal tradition—for all investigating lawyers—to begin their attack from afar, with a trivial, or at least an irrelevant subject, so as to encourage, or rather, to divert the man they are cross-examining, to disarm his caution and then all at once to give him an unexpected knock-down blow with some fatal question.
There are no more uses of "cross-examination" in the book.
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Prosecutors expect to wrap up their cross-examination tomorrow.
On cross-examination, their expert witness seemed less like an expert.