In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Lawdeclaración femininetestimonio masculineto give testimony — prestar declaración
- Hearst was an accomplice; by law, her uncorroborated testimony was not enough on which to build a case.
- At trial, there was a common theme in the testimony of the various plaintiffs.
- The attorneys also take issue with Judge Dembe's ruling on the testimony of court reporter Terri Carter.
- Eyewitness testimony, however, directly contradicts their version of events.
- Experts would make jurors and trial judges overly skeptical and inclined to reject the testimony of eyewitnesses.
- In another unusual move, although not unprecedented, the prosecution offered no rebuttal to the defense testimony.
- They said that this was a very simple case, that it would only involve a fine and they would help me write the testimony and so on.
- In his court testimony Mr. Hughes was asked about windows open in the basement.
- On the other hand, there is a serious discrepancy in the testimony of the defendant that is troublesome on the issue of credibility.
- According to the court, the testimonies of Shields' friends that he was asleep in his room did not correspond to each other in terms of time, place and other details.
- The court, thus, preferred the card-holder's testimony to the evidence based on computer printouts.
- Even the survivors themselves began to speak, their testimonies filmed for archival purposes.
- Conviction for treason needed the testimony in open court of two witnesses to the same overt act.
- However, he also held that the expert testimony in question in the case was only of a personal view and not indicative of whether a responsible body of opinion would agree.
- Whether the prosecution should have been allowed to use his testimony is a harder question.
- At the first session in September the court heard the testimony of the two experts.
- In practice witnesses testifying in court are very often asked simply whether they confirm the testimony they gave to the investigating judge.
- In his testimony in Court, Aleksiejuk reiterated much of his medical notes and letters.
- A strong case, according to this view, includes the testimony of an eyewitness.
- The criticisms of his testimony and the points derived from the documentation are not, in my view, of sufficient force to cause me to reject that evidence.
2formal(demonstration)to be (a) testimony / to bear testimony to sth — ser / dar testimonio de algo
- There is no greater testimony to Ross Schipp's management skills than his guidance through our recent merger.
- Hume does not tell us what conditions would raise the quality of testimony to the level of a proof, although what he says later yields some hints.
- It is testimony to the spirit the coach has engendered in his side that the home team recovered to win the second half and end up just one converted try behind a team that was supposed to win at a canter.
- The museum at the department and several other achievements are testimony to Dr. Narayanan's proficiency.
- Campaigners said all three breakthroughs were testimony to Scotland's position in the forefront of international cancer research.
- The sheer variety of words and phrases which can be used to describe the condition of not being sober is testimony to its cultural importance.
- Just outside the town centre is a business park that is living testimony to Stirling's growing reputation as an ideal location to set up headquarters.
- This film stands as vital testimony to the crucial work Dominique did - a beautiful and eloquent documentary.
- The fact that he picked up votes right across the constituency and across the political divide is testimony to his popularity.
- It is a complex richness of experience to which his plays bear eloquent testimony.
- It is testimony to how persistent efforts of residents could lead to visible and desirable changes in the neighbourhood.
- They may not be as noticeable as other buildings owned by the church, but their size and quality are testimony to the standing and authority the local minister once had.
- Chief executive Paul Ellis said the results were testimony to how healthy growth and concern for the environment could go hand-in-hand.
- His increasing participation in musical concerts and music conferences has been testimony to his growing popularity.
- The teams that have won All-Irelands are testimony to the value of having a consistent place kicker among their ranks.
- Large crowds attended the funeral ceremonies in Headford and they bore ample testimony to the respect in which he was held by so many people.
- The pictures of Gandhi, created with dots and stencil print, stand testimony to the artistic acumen of these students.
- Their lack of visibility is testimony to the condition of the former ruling party as an army in retreat from its political responsibilities.
- The birds were not to be seen, but Futehally spotted white markings on a rock, testimony to the fact that they still lived where he had last seen them.
- It is testimony to Flockhart's success that he supplies nearly 90% of the offices there.
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