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testify
used in Lucky by Sebold

24 uses
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Definition
provide evidence of something — especially to say something under oath in a court of law
  • ...they would lead with the other witnesses and somehow work it so I could testify on the second day.
    Chapter Eleven (8% in)
testify = provide oral evidence in court
  • She was going to testify.
    Chapter Five (32% in)
  • Inside the store I chose a peach yogurt and a Teem soda—two items, if you knew me, that testified to my faltering composure.
    Chapter Seven (53% in)
  • You have to be willing to testify.
    Chapter Seven (96% in)
  • I would testify.
    Chapter Eight (11% in)
  • I believe you testified that the description you gave on that night indicated he was of a muscular build?
    Chapter Eight (59% in)
  • I believe you testified this individual attempted to disrobe you and, failing that, ordered you to do so?
    Chapter Eight (69% in)
  • I was being subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury on November 4 at 2:00 P.M. I was supposed to go down to Marshall Street with Lila after she got back from class.
    Chapter Eight (98% in)
  • The OB-GYN would testify to the fact.
    Chapter Nine (91% in)
  • We imagined them bringing a doctor in to testify to the fact.
    Chapter Eleven (20% in)
  • Will he testify?
    Chapter Eleven (22% in)
  • She told me that the police had already testified.
    Chapter Eleven (25% in)
  • I hadn't heard anything other than Mastine's questions while I testified.
    Chapter Eleven (51% in)
  • Miss Sebold, I believe that you testified that you were headed into Thorden Park on May eighth around midnight.
    Chapter Eleven (53% in)
  • You testified today that the whole area was surrounded by lights and that the lighting was quite good?
    Chapter Eleven (54% in)
  • Do you remember testifying in a preliminary examination on this case?
    Chapter Eleven (54% in)
  • My question is, was it dark but not black the way you testified in the preliminary, or was it quite good lighting, surrounded by lights, the way you testified today?
    Chapter Eleven (55% in)
  • My question is, was it dark but not black the way you testified in the preliminary, or was it quite good lighting, surrounded by lights, the way you testified today?
    Chapter Eleven (56% in)
  • I believe that you testified that that was as he was walking down the path?
    Chapter Eleven (62% in)
  • "You gave a—quite detailed description today, and I believe that you testified that the person that was there was about five five to five seven, broad shoulders, small but very muscular, and you testified that he had a—I can't read my own writing—some kind of a line—"
    Chapter Eleven (65% in)
  • "You gave a—quite detailed description today, and I believe that you testified that the person that was there was about five five to five seven, broad shoulders, small but very muscular, and you testified that he had a—I can't read my own writing—some kind of a line—"
    Chapter Eleven (65% in)
  • Did you give the information that I just outlined, that you testified to today, did you give all that information to the police on May the eighth?
    Chapter Eleven (65% in)
  • Do you remember testifying about this lineup in a grand jury proceeding?
    Chapter Eleven (85% in)
  • Now, you said, you testified that he kissed you; is that right?
    Chapter Eleven (88% in)

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