In the classroom and at work, people speak and write as if a hostile lawyer were about to cross-examine them.
Would you excuse me,” said Mr. Nimble; “I shall not cross-examine this witness.
Now if you are one of my sort, I should like to cross-examine you, but if not I will let you alone.
If you ladies do not object, I should like to cross-examine this—ah—gentleman.
Age is an ugly subject; she'd better not cross-examine her witnesses there.
From 10.30 to 11 they drink beer and cross-examine me about the Anglo-German crisis.
Warren refused to cross-examine the surgeon, and he was excused.
What's the world come to, I wonder, when you sit yourself down there, and cross-examine your mistress in that way!
And he proceeded to cross-examine Mwres on the entire affair.
He signed to Warren to cross-examine the witness; but his smile changed to a frown when he read Warren's first question.