be (a) witness to (something)

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be (a) witness to (something)

1. To see something happen. Were there any witnesses to the accident?
2. To be proof of something. The many students on campus these days are a witness to the school's successful rebranding efforts.
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be (a) ˈwitness to something


1 (formal) see something take place: He has been witness to a terrible murder.
2 (written) show that something is true; provide evidence for something: His good health is a witness to the success of the treatment.
See also: something, witness
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I am witness to this precedence every morning, when I venture out from the warm interior of my home to the humongous natural rock table that adorns my front lawn, with the sole purpose of feeding my feathered friends.
Her recovery is a miracle and I am witness to that.
But I am witness to the horrors under Marcos' rule,' he told the INQUIRER.
It is no secret and I am witness to this that Waqar never wanted or respected senior players and was never able to treat all players equally and fairly which resulted in disharmony in the team, said Razzaq.
Posted as Commanding Officer of 4 Army Aviation Squadron in Dhaka, where I remained from January 1971 to the fall of Dhaka on 16 December 1971, I am witness to India's role in this war.
They conduct this little cameo tug o' war which he has to let her win but not without a good fight and it matters not a whit that I am witness to this tribute to not so young love, actually, they seem to have forgotten my presence completely.
I am witness to how Shalala works hard (sa sipag, after Tiya Pusit, Shalala na raw
1907, My Mother was born, I am witness to the exasperation of gallant human beings at god, priestly fathers and Her Highness, Holy Mother the Church persons who felt they were never given a chance, had no luck and were flayed at suffering.
The boss says I am the only one who has worked there for three years and hence I am witness to all transactions.
And now I am witness to the most sublime of sights--the final glow of the setting sun on the Southwest face of Everest while the full moon appears in the sky behind her West shoulder.
As chairman of the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC), an organisation which houses over 130 SMEs and works with many more throughout the region, I am witness to the resilient determination and healthy measure of optimism that small businesses hold and therefore it comes as no surprise that the survey also revealed that 40% of small businesses have plans for growth within the next year.
Parker, I am witness to the often desperate circumstances that surround women seeking abortions after 20 weeks, and the gratitude they express when the procedure is over.
Sardar Ghulam Mustafa, Director (Public Relations and Protocol ), PARC, said that I am witness to Dr.
Maryam Shabani, a reporter who remains in Iran writes in her Facebook wall: "I am witness to a people who are preparing themselves for famine.
I drive on the roads here daily and I am witness to the heavy congestion which already exists.