put to test


put to test
test someone

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • test — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, vessel in which metals were assayed, potsherd, from Anglo French test, tees pot, Latin testum earthen vessel; akin to Latin testa earthen pot, shell Date: 14th century 1. a. chiefly British cupel b. (1) a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • put something to the test — put someone/​something to the test phrase to find out how good or how effective someone or something is The project is designed to put your skills to the test. Thesaurus: to test something or someonesynonym Main entry: test * * * put sb/sth to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone or something to the test — put (someone or something) to the test : to cause (someone or something) to be in a situation that shows how strong, good, etc., that person or thing really is The team has been playing well so far, but tomorrow s game will really put them to the …   Useful english dictionary

  • put to the test — put (someone or something) to the test : to cause (someone or something) to be in a situation that shows how strong, good, etc., that person or thing really is The team has been playing well so far, but tomorrow s game will really put them to the …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone to the test — put (someone/something) to the test to find out how good someone or something is. Those icy roads certainly put my driving to the test. An explosion in the subway put police and firefighters to the test …   New idioms dictionary

  • put something to the test — put (someone/something) to the test to find out how good someone or something is. Those icy roads certainly put my driving to the test. An explosion in the subway put police and firefighters to the test …   New idioms dictionary

  • put to the test — put (someone/something) to the test to find out how good someone or something is. Those icy roads certainly put my driving to the test. An explosion in the subway put police and firefighters to the test …   New idioms dictionary

  • put someone to the test — put someone/​something to the test phrase to find out how good or how effective someone or something is The project is designed to put your skills to the test. Thesaurus: to test something or someonesynonym Main entry: test …   Useful english dictionary

  • put sb to the test — put sb/sth to the test ► to find out or show how good someone or something is: »This new project will really put her to the test. Main Entry: ↑test …   Financial and business terms

  • put sb/sth to the test — ► to find out or show how good someone or something is: »This new project will really put her to the test. Main Entry: ↑test …   Financial and business terms


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