Cách dùng động từ "witness" tiếng anh

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Bên cạnh Bài sửa đề thi IELTS WRITING TASK 2 ngày 22/8/2020 của HS đi thi đạt 7.0 writing đã được IELTS TUTOR giới thiệu kì trước, hôm nay IELTS TUTOR giới thiệu thêm Cách dùng từ "witness" tiếng anh

I. Witness là ngoại động từ

II. Cách dùng

1. Mang nghĩa "chứng kiến (vụ việc, khoảnh khắc quan trọng, sự tăng trưởng, thay đổi...)"

=to see something happen, for example a crime or an accident / to be present when something important happens / used for saying that something happened at a particular time or in a particular place

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Several journalists witnessed the incident in which eight people were injured. Ambulance crews witness scenes like these every day.
  • What we are witnessing is a party running out of ideas.
  • The 1980s witnessed enormous growth in the financial sector.
  • Did anyone witness the attack? 
  • They were staying in the capital at the time of the riots and witnessed several street battles. 
  • He arrived home just in time to witness his brother being taken away by the police.
  • This university has witnessed quite a few changes over the years. 
  • Those years witnessed momentous changes throughout Europe.
  • to witness an accident , a murder (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: chứng kiến một tai nạn, một án mạng)
  • we were witnessing the most important scientific development of this century (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: chúng ta đang chứng kiến bước tiến quan trọng nhất về khoa học trong thế kỷ này)

2. Mang nghĩa "làm chứng"

=to watch someone sign an official document, and then sign it yourself to state that you have watched them

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  •  Could you witness my signature on this visa application?
  • Her will was witnessed by two colleagues.
  • to witness the signing of a contract (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: làm chứng cho việc ký một hợp đồng)

3. Mang nghĩa "với bằng chứng / ví dụ là, điều đó được chứng minh bằng"

=used before you give an example that proves what you have just said He


  • be witnessed by something = to be the evidence that something is true

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • In the past the sea level was much higher, as is witnessed by remnants of raised beaches.
  • He was as much a journalist as a storyteller: witness the fact that many of his concerns are still relevant today.
  • This year's charity ball was the most successful one ever, as witnessed by the number of tickets sold. 
  • The programme aroused strong feelings - witness the number of letters received.



  • Cần có cụ thể rõ về chủ ngữ khi dùng với witness trừ khi là 1 địa danh nhé (nhưng kể cả địa danh thì cần có đơn vị phía sau nhé) 

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Germany saw / witnessed a steady increase in the proportion of X (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: trong đó proportion là đơn vị%)

IV. Phrasal verb "witness to" mang nghĩa "đưa ra bằng chứng"

IELTS TUTOR hướng dẫn Giải thích Phrasal verb "witness to"

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