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proof of the pudding

noun
1.
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.
  • Ultimately, the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
  • The proof of the pudding is in the pre-fire insurers' admission that their confidence knew certain limits.
  • The proof of the pudding is of course in the eating, and cooking is still in progress.
  • The proof of the pudding, however, will be finding him a job and training him to do the job.
  • Of course, as with any policy, the proof of the pudding is in the eating.
  • The proof of the pudding is the eating, call and ex amine our goods.

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