English version

bear witness/testimony to something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbear witness/testimony to somethingbear witness/testimony to somethingformalSHOW/BE A SIGN OF to show that something is true or exists The empty workshops bear witness to the industrial past. bear
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bear witness/testimony to somethingThe Renaissance bears witness to a sociology, a psychology of joy.Punta Banda's ghostly streets, vacant houses and shuttered hotel bear testimony to dreams gone sour.Sparrow's books bear witness to his movement in the most exclusive circles.The current trial of Timothy McVeigh in the Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 persons bears witness to that.Photographs taken in 1904 bear witness to the extent of these repairs.They bear witness to the precious quality of the embryo and the birth process.The human genome bears witness to this process, too.They alone bear witness to uneasiness and possible stress.
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