cross examine

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Verb1.cross examine - question closely, or question a witness that has already been questioned by the opposing side; "The witness was cross-examined by the defense"
examine - question closely
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He had his chance to cross examine you, and he let it go by.
Nasir said that the court would take up Halima rape case today (Thursday) again during which he would cross examine Zarahat.
Alfredo Garbin that Sereno's motion asserting her right to counsel and cross examine the witnesses against her through her lawyers be denied.
They,however, said cross examine with these witnesses could be done in presence of Khawaja Harris after his return from abroad.
The anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of seven Pakistani suspects, including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who have been charged with planning, financing and executing the attacks had declared as illegal the findings of the commission on the ground that it was not allowed to cross examine the witnesses.
India has already given a written assurance to Pakistan that its legal panel will be allowed to cross examine the witnesses when it visits Mumbai.
On day two of the trial, Raja let go the opportunity presented to him by Special CBI Judge OP Saini who asked him whether he would cross examine prosecution witness AN Sethuraman, the group president of Reliance ADA Group.