on the stand

Definition of "on the stand"
  1. The act of a witness giving testimony under oath in a trial, usually from a seat near the judge's bench
How to use "on the stand" in a sentence
  1. The defense called their expert witness to go on the stand.
  2. The jury carefully listened to every statement from each person on the stand.
  3. During the trial, the defendant was asked to go on the stand to recount what happened on that fateful day.

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