Translation of cross-question in Spanish:

cross-question

interrogar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌkrɔsˈkwɛstʃən//ˌkrɒsˈkwɛstʃ(ə)n/

transitive verb

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    interrogar
    • It also cross-questioned me, but ended up giving me the information I wanted.
    • Stranger still was that this programme about religious sectarianism failed to cross-question religious organisations.
    • Only after some cross-questioning did I discover that the system would log me out after 15 minutes of inactivity.
    • Arguing for such a debate, he said he wanted the chance to cross-question him without notes.
    • When cross-questioned in detail by members of the public about their attitudes towards the private finance intiative, for example, they had their answer ready: ‘Why do you have to be so nasty?’
    • Third, it cross-questions closely the link between nationalism, militarism and patriarchy in the specificity of women's inclusion to and exclusion from the military.
    • Furthermore, he claims that wealthy young men with much leisure time on their hands follow him around as they enjoy hearing people cross-questioned.
    • Once he actually confronts her, his erotic drive is to break her down and force her to tell by persistent cross-questioning.
    • The elderly man shook visibly under cross-questioning.
    • It does not amount to a licence to cross-question and monitor every single pregnant woman in the country.
    • The flavour of his cross-questioning comes across in the notes kept by Hargreaves: ‘It's bad to kill.’
    • But there is grit too, illustrated well in his persistent cross-questioning of Tony Blair's press secretary Alastair Campbell during a lobby briefing.
    • Together with official histories, they provide a basis for cross-questioning the testimony in autobiographies and trial records.
    • They cross-questioned him and then recross-questioned him to check on his consistency.
    • Her endless cross-questioning every night for two months pushed him into a divorce.
    • Should they too be cross-questioned by new EU thought police about their fitness to work in companies committed under countless EU directives to celebrating diversity and promoting equality?
    • Orders are given by courts - without cross-questioning or fair trials - to evict permanently land-less farm workers and their big families.
    • The cross-questioning ranged from his birth, family background, education, hobbies, language proficiency to, most disgracefully, whether he had defaulted on a mission assigned by his superiors.
    • But that does not mean that as Speaker I intend to submit myself to allegations and wholesale cross-questioning of my actions.
    • The biographer must always be doubted, cross-questioned, read between the lines.