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Put Someone / Something to the Test

If you put something or someone to the test you try to find out how good he, she or it is. For example:

Manuel is going to
put his running skills to the test in next week’s marathon.
The consumer report
put five smartphones to the test.
Do you really think that you are better than me? I am going to
put you to the test right now!

As a dog owner, I found the following video very interesting. In it, WHNT News
puts six dogs to the test. Would these dogs defend their homes when a burglar breaks in? Watch the video and find out.

Would you like to put your English grammar skills to the test? Try the following ESL test.

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