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testtest2 ●●● S3 W2 verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 medical [transitive]MTEST/EXPERIMENTto examine someone’s blood, body etc in order to find out what is wrong with them, or to see if they have taken an illegal drug πŸ”Š I must have my eyes tested.test somebody for something πŸ”Š They tested her for diabetes.test positive/negative (for something) πŸ”Š Athletes who test positive for steroids are immediately banned.2 substance [intransitive, transitive] to examine a substance or thing in order to find out its qualities or what it containstest (something) for something πŸ”Š The water should be tested for lead.3 knowledge/ability [transitive]EXAM/TEST to ask someone spoken or written questions, or make them do a practical activity, to discover what they know about a subject πŸ”Š This task is designed to test your reading skillstest somebody on something πŸ”Š We’re being tested on grammar tomorrow.4 machine/product [transitive] (also test out)TEST/EXPERIMENT to use something for a short time to see if it works in the correct way πŸ”Š The Ferrari team wanted to test their new car out on the racetrack.test something on somebody/something πŸ”Š None of this range of cosmetics has been tested on animals.β–Ί see thesaurus at check5 show how good/strong [transitive]DIFFICULT to show how good or strong someone or something is, especially by putting them in a difficult situation πŸ”Š a game that will test the contestants’ strength and skill πŸ”Š The next six months will test your powers of leadership. πŸ”Š I felt that she was testing me, leaving all that cash lying around. β†’ testing6 idea/plan [transitive] (also test out) to start to use an idea or plan to find out if it is correct or effective πŸ”Š Dr Lee set up a series of experiments to test out this hypothesis.test something against something πŸ”Š The theory was then tested against the results of the study.7 β†’ test the water/waters β†’ tried and tested at tried2β†’ See Verb table
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testβ€’ He has several life-insurance policies that require testing.β€’ I need to get my eyes tested.β€’ You need to test different products to find one that really suits.β€’ The water is being tested for signs of chemical pollution.β€’ New students are tested in math and reading, and placed in the appropriate class.β€’ It wants volunteers to test its extra-large new beds and will reward than with a free stay.β€’ These products have not been tested on animals.β€’ Tomorrow you'll be tested on the main events of the Civil War.β€’ Many area used car dealers are having their inventory tested or offering to test before purchase.β€’ The store began testing the coupon machines last May.β€’ It's all about testing the mood of the populace.β€’ MicroModule Systems has also developed accompanying software to test the substrates of the dye and the finished micromodule itself.β€’ Sharon decided to test the truth of their story by doing a little investigating of her own.β€’ The devices were tested very carefully and are considered safe.β€’ Test your brakes to check they are working correctly.β€’ This section tests your mathematical skills.test positive/negative (for something)β€’ Last time I had tested negative.β€’ So far all the patients have tested negative.β€’ I had tested positive a few months before.β€’ If I tested negative, f would speak with Jasper about monogamy.β€’ Out of 16 cases that tested positive for creatine kinase, nine were confirmed, giving an incidence of 1:3082 births.β€’ Flanker Fox tested positive for the banned stimulant ephedrine following Neath's opening league game against Pontypridd on September 5.β€’ Last year 3,300 people tested positive for the virus.β€’ Hunter, nearly ruined it all with the announcement that he'd tested positive four times for steroids.test somebody on somethingβ€’ Which chapters are you going to test us on?test something on somebody/somethingβ€’ Marr decided to test the vaccine on herself.