swearing match

Definition of "swearing match"
  1. A situation in a legal case where the deciding factor hinges on the credibility of one witness over another
How to use "swearing match" in a sentence
  1. The court case turned into a swearing match, leaving the jury to determine who was more reliable.
  2. The investigation was a swearing match, as the prosecutor and defense witness told different stories.
  3. Without concrete evidence, it was merely a swearing match between the plaintiff and defendant.

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