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testify
used in Nineteen Minutes

18 uses
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Definition
provide evidence of something — especially to say something under oath in a court of law
  • At least you're not nervous about testifying.
    Part 2 (36% in)
testifying = providing oral evidence in court
  • He'd been called to testify in her courtroom a few times before she became a superior court judge; he'd gone to her for warrants as a last resort-after all, she came from a public defender's background, which in Patrick's mind meant that even if she now was scrupulously fair, she still had once played for the other side.
    Part 1 (18% in)
  • The tricky part was that Alex had to call in all her favors to get these people to prepare and testify, but she also had to make it clear that if she did get confirmed as a judge, she could give them nothing in return.
    Part 1 (24% in)
  • 'I'm preparing Drew Girard for testifying.
    Part 2 (15% in)
  • 'Drew,' Diana said, 'we brought you in here because you got a subpoena, and that means you're going to be testifying sometime next week.
    Part 2 (15% in)
  • Maybe the quiet, reserved mother who would testify for her son had a portrait somewhere that was ravaged with guilt, twisted with pain.
    Part 2 (21% in)
  • It would have been simple for Jordan McAfee to notice up his intent to call Derek Markowitz to testify, as he was one of the only character witnesses Peter Houghton had, in terms of friends.
    Part 2 (41% in)
  • Yes, corroborated by his parents, and some of the teachers who testified for you, Ms.
    Part 2 (67% in)
  • Detective Ducharme has testified that there were one hundred sixteen bullet casings found in the high school that morning.
    Part 2 (67% in)
  • You also testified, Doctor, that this dissociative state of Peter's ended when Detective Ducharme began to ask him questions at the police station, correct?
    Part 2 (68% in)
  • Often, with fragile witnesses or young children, they'd plant a person as a focal point to make testifying less scary.
    Part 2 (76% in)
  • She told us that if we needed her, she'd be willing to testify that he was a good boy in third grade.
    Part 2 (80% in)
  • Because he's subpoenaed Josie to testify on Monday.
    Part 2 (81% in)
  • Testify?
    Part 2 (81% in)
  • 'You promised me I didn't have to get up there and testify.
    Part 2 (82% in)
  • 'The best-case scenario is that she gets on the stand and the entire town hates her for testifying on Peter's behalf.
    Part 2 (85% in)
  • And since we're all here at the bench, I'd like to add that I have a witness who's prepared to testify right now.'
    Part 2 (88% in)
  • Well, here she was, and Josie was about to testify in the arena Alex knew better than anyone else, and she still didn't have any grand judicial advice that could help her.
    Part 2 (89% in)

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