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put sth to the test

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