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acid test

noun

  • the acid test
    la prueba de fuego
    Example sentences
    • When you apply the acid test of value for money, hardly any make the grade.
    • It can be used as an acid test of whether a person has interest in knowing or may be blinded by ideological convictions.
    • And that, according to any number of people here, is the acid test of the world's new-found determination to stamp out doping.

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