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1to vouch for sb — responder por algnto vouch for sth — responder de algo
— dar fe de algo
- In the early church, adult baptismal candidates had sponsors - Christians who vouched for their good character and accompanied them through the long process of becoming part of the Christian community.
- Identify some people who can vouch for your character and your work abilities.
- He had vouched for her good character, on Pentagon headed paper, during her immigration application from Vietnam.
- In April, he's released on bail after prominent Philadelphians vouched for his character.
- And at each stage of vetting, you develop references who can vouch for your character and your talents.
- Every person who wants to have credit, to make a big purchase, or to board a 747 has to have a list of 10 friends - people who can vouch for their identity and know how to test it if needed.
- Jeff did not know Adam personally, so he could not vouch for his character.
- At a polling place in Minneapolis, a Republican worker challenged the right of a person with limited vision to have his address filled in by a person vouching for his registration.
- Three and a half years later, he stood up in court and vouched for Laide's good character, saying that he had always found him to be ‘a very pleasant young man’.
- Because an assistant district attorney in a nearby county vouched for H. as a good citizen, Mitcham changed his original offer from five years in prison to five months in a detention center plus ten years' probation.
- New Jersey gaming regulators said Kerik had confirmed to them that he had vouched for Ray.
- The area is intended for VIPs and guests of MPs and Peers who are supposed to vouch personally for those who receive their tickets.
- Nor, I'd imagine, would the Hollywood guilds feel any too keen about the Academy's vouching for one of the companies that incinerated workers' pensions and jobs.
- By vouching for him, they risk being exposed as dupes and fools who have helped a dangerous spy betray some of America's most sensitive intelligence secrets.
- Calling wounded teenagers criminals while vouching for the credibility of a TV actor later found guilty went unnoticed in the wider media, but not in black New York.
- Once the questions mount, experts said, insurgents desperately need prominent party officials to send a cue to voters by vouching for them.
- Dr. Samar herself maintains that she did the women a big favor by vouching for them and restoring them to a legitimate place in Afghan society.
- Did you take any medication the night you're vouching for Richard when Elizabeth disappeared?
- Other women registering with the site can then contact the boyfriend or the woman who is vouching for him to find out more.
- The government has vouched for nine of the 12 prisoners.
1to vouch that — dar fe de que
- I haven't read any of the Frank Miller comics it's based on, so I can't vouch for the accuracy of the big screen version or the appropriateness of the casting, but that preview makes it look like serious fun.
- And while I can't vouch for its accuracy, the film does a compelling job of portraying Hitler in his dying days in three full dimensions.
- I cannot of course vouch for the accuracy of his information.
- I've enjoyed day trips to Glenshee before, but after a two-day family holiday near Aviemore I can vouch for the experience.
- I can't vouch for the truth or otherwise in this story, unfortunately.
- I cannot vouch for the accuracy of any of this advice, but it's good to have it anyway.
- I can't vouch for the truth of this, but it is a sentiment I've heard repeated more than once.
- Gide is not known as an authority on entomology, so I can't vouch for the accuracy of his science, but poets and artists have a way of arriving at truth by unusual routes - including pure intuition.
- I can vouch for the truth of much of his statement, and believe it to be wholly as stated, in every particular.
- Having been in a room while doctors struggled to keep my child alive, I can vouch for the fact that trust is often the only lifeline to sanity.
- Eyewitnesses vouch for the fact that they stayed to help the children escape but bolted from the scene when public anger turned against them.
- I will vouch for the fact that the football program has been a positive influence on my personal college experience.
- After spending an afternoon with him, I can vouch for the fact that his sense of humour is razor-sharp.
- The Professor can't vouch for any of this information, but any observer of Fairfax will conclude that it all sounds entirely likely.
- While it has been a while since the original game was released, we can vouch for the fact that no good game is ever forgotten.
- The investment bank is required to vouch for the fact that the stock is priced below its expected value in the market.
- Veterans from all of the armed forces, the medical corps and the spies and code-breakers are on hand and, we can vouch for this, love to talk about their experiences.
- I can personally vouch that he's a man of high moral integrity, and knows a worthy cause when he sees one.
- However, the reliability of Speedpost was certainly something that people vouched for.
- He personally delivered and vouched for the authenticity of the pair of video disks we are about to air.
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