put someone or something through their paces

put (one) through (one's) paces

To thoroughly test or examine one so as to evaluate one's worth, ability, or functionality. I hope you're prepared for a lot of testing at your interview—the company really puts applicants through their paces, to make sure they can handle the stress of the job.
See also: pace, put, through

put someone or something through their paces

make someone or something demonstrate their qualities or abilities.
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