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put sth to the test

to find out how good something is: Her constant questions really put my patience to the test!
Translations of “put sth to the test”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使經受考驗, 檢驗, 試驗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使经受考验, 检验, 试验…
(Definition of put sth to the test from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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