proof of the pudding

noun
the true value or quality of something, as seen when it is experienced, tried, or put to use: The proof of the pudding for a business is what customers say about it.
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In any event, the proof of the pudding will be in the eating.
The proof of the pudding perhaps truly lies in the eating.
As for effectiveness, the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
But the proof of the pudding is in the eating, and it seems a bit thin so far.
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