bear witness to something


bear witness to something
bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true.

The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • bear witness to something — formal phrase to show that something exists or existed Bristol’s grand buildings bear witness to the city’s magnificent past. Thesaurus: to show or agree that something is truesynonym Main entry: witness …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear witness to something — bear witness to (something) to show by your existence that something is true. The survivors of this disaster bear witness to a terrible event we would like to forget …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear witness to something — formal to show that something exists or existed Bristol s grand buildings bear witness to the city s magnificent past …   English dictionary

  • bear witness (to something) — bear/give ˈwitness (to sth) idiom to provide evidence of the truth of sth • The crowd of mourners at his funeral bore witness to the great affection in which he was held. Main entry: ↑witnessidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear testimony to something — bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true. The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear witness to — (something) to show by your existence that something is true. The survivors of this disaster bear witness to a terrible event we would like to forget …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear witness to — bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true. The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear witness — verb 1. provide evidence for (Freq. 1) The blood test showed that he was the father Her behavior testified to her incompetence • Syn: ↑testify, ↑prove, ↑evidence, ↑show • …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear witness — formal 1) to show signs that prove that something happened or was true This landscape bears silent witness to one of the greatest tragedies in history. 2) to speak or write about what you have seen, especially as evidence that something is true …   English dictionary

  • give witness (to something) — bear/give ˈwitness (to sth) idiom to provide evidence of the truth of sth • The crowd of mourners at his funeral bore witness to the great affection in which he was held. Main entry: ↑witnessidiom …   Useful english dictionary


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