burden of proof
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“If Charleston harbor needs improvement, let the commerce of Charleston bear the burden,” he said.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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We happily hoist our egg nog in the air, embrace each other, and raise our out-of-tune voices in song.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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Here convincing proof was given of Mme. Mesdag's accuracy, originality of interpretation, and her skill in the use of color.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Proof was given to him, of Elizabeth having admitted Ripperda to private political discussions in the Altheim apartments.
Wasn't the dead man stretched in the shadow convincing proof of their capacity for pure devilishness?Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
For my part, I scarcely know what to say; inasmuch as I do not care either to affirm or deny a thing of which I have no proof.
If I am proof against my own heart, in so dear a cause, shall I not be proof against the poor allurements of vanity and sense?
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Other Idioms and Phrases with burden of proof
Obligation of proving a disputed charge or allegation. For example, Are you sure you mailed the tax return on time? The burden of proof's on you. A legal term dating from the late 1500s, it has also been used more loosely in recent times.