Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Witness"

The meaning of "Witness" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa weak witness?
A: If a prosecutor or defense lawyer calls a witness to testify and their story is not very convincing. They are a weak witness.
Q: O que significa I tried to witness to her, but this girl is defiant to any type of help

I don't understand what 'witness' mean in this sentence ?
A: Both, it's depending on the context, in your case I think it's so see an action from the girl
Q: O que significa witness ?
A: Witness is someone who saw someone else doing something xD
For example: the witness saw the man stealing from the shop
Q: O que significa witness?
A: There's 2 meanings. There's the verb, "to witness", which means "to see something happen". Then, there's the noun "a witness", which is "someone who saw something".

For example, if you saw a car accident, then you witnessed a car accident and you were a witness of a car accident.

I hope this made sense!
Q: O que significa "In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand"?
A: This is my signature to show that the document is legitimate.
(That's my best interpretation)

Example sentences using "Witness"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com " witness " and " evidence" ?? i don't know how they are different and how use it. .
A: "Witness" can be a verb or a noun.
"Did you witness the event happening?"
"She was a witness to the event."

"Evidence" is usually used as a noun, and means any supplies or objects that are used to prove or disprove something.
"Do you have any evidence that he is the murderer?"
"There was a lack of evidence in the homicide trial."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com summoning witness.
A: To summon means to call for someone. It's only used when the person calling is in a place of authority.

A witness is someone who saw something happen.

Together, these two words are often found when talking about the law or court.


Examples:

"The lawyer summoned the first witness to the stand."

"After a brief introduction, they summoned the witness."

"After summoning all the witnesses, it was time for the jury to make a decision."
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com witness.
A: She was a witness at his trial.
He waited until the man was alone to murder him so there would be no witnesses.
He was the first to witness the accident.
Christian's believe they should witness to non-Christians.

Synonyms of "Witness" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre The witness insisted that that major car accident took place around corner at about 11p.m. e The witness insisted that that major car accident had taken place around corner at about 11p.m. ?
A: -The witness insisted that that major car accident took place around corner at about 11p.m,
-> just a simple statement that an event happened in the past

- The witness insisted that that major car accident had taken place around corner at about 11p.m,
-> the past perfect is used for a statement that an event happened in the past and is complete and finished before another action takes place also in the past.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre witness e bystander ?
A: A witness is referring to someone who saw or heard something happen, or in the court of law, someone who can attest in some way to something.

A bystander is someone who was simply around for someone, like a background character in a movie. Or sometimes more specifically, someone who was around when something happened and didn't do anything about it.

Example:
"The bystanders watched the bully mock the younger boy."

"The man killed 3 innocent bystanders when he robbed the bank."

"The witness noticed what the man's license number plate was before he ran away."

"I think he paid all the witnesses not to say anything."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre witness e by-stander ?
A: A by-stander was standing by the place where something happened, they may or may not have witnessed a situation/accident, despite being there. A witness actually saw and/or heard what happened. In the legal terms a by-stander may be a person who knew about an illegal/harmful thing happening but has not intervened.

A by-stander can also be a person just present at an event but not taking part, for example, if protesters gathered in a public place, the people who were around at the same time but doing something else or just watching would be called by-standers
Q: Qual é a diferença entre witness e eyewitness ?
A: They are basically interchangeable, the only difference I can think of is that eyewitness is used more by police, news, investigators, etc. Essentially it’s a more complex version of witness. That doesn’t mean it’s more polite though, not that the words were impolite to begin with.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre be witness to a murder e be witness for a murder ?
A: To 'be a witness to a murder' would be someone who saw the murder take place.
Last year the boy was a witness to the murder of his mother.

To 'be a witness for a murder' would most likely be someone who was called to a trial to give evidence about a murder (what they saw)
The mother was going to be a witness for a murder trial.

Translations of "Witness"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? witness
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Other questions about "Witness"

Q: Mr.Kenedy apparently hit by the first of what witness believed were three shots.
The 'three shots' should go after the prep. 'of'. Sure, It is okay to provide more specific info about 'there shots' by adding an adjective clause afterwards. But I do not understand This kind of grammar structure.

Could you please analyze the grammar structure for me? Thanks!
A: "shots" is the object

"what the witness believed" is a noun phrase as a prepositional compliment
Q: 1) I witnessed him get on the bus.
2) I witnessed him riding the bus.
3) I witnessed him injured. soa natural?
A: #3 can be correct, but you'll more often hear
"I witnessed him doing xxx when he was injured."
or
"I saw him when he was injured" / "I saw him while he was still injured."

This is different from "I witnessed him get/getting injured," which means you saw how he was injured/when he was injured.
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar The witness gave testimony that he was talking with his friends at the time..
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Q: If I worked here, I could witness changes of the history in the real time. soa natural?
A: I could witness historical (actual?) changes in real time.
Q: The witness is now hold under custody for his tale is incongruous to rest of the witnesses. soa natural?
A: More natural: The witness is now in custody, as his story is inconsistent with the rest of the witnesses.

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