The witness tries to make sense of what he saw. He
interprets
explains
summarizes

The witness recognized or named Rod. He
evaluated him.
identified him.
accused him.

The lawyer wants the witness to say more about his answer. He wants the witness to
describe Rod.
summarize his thoughts.
develop his idea.

A helpful description is
specific.
vague.
specific and vague.

The witness tells why he accused Rod and how he decided Rod was the criminal. He
identifies.
explains.
judges.

A witness is someone who
explains how a crime was committed.
slowly comes to a conclusion.
watches or sees what happens.

The witness uses only a few words to retell what happened. He
summarizes.
observes.
infers.

The witness says he knew what Rod would do next. He
compared.
predicted.
reversed.

The witness used what he knew to make an educated guess about who was stealing his Jeep. He
analyzed.
justified.
inferred.

The lawyer states that the witness has no facts to support what he is saying. The witness has no
evidence.
justification.
analysis.

The witness really doesn't have any good reasons for accusing Rod. He can't
interpret it.
justify it.
identify it.

It's the lawyer's job to break down what the witness says. He
compares.
contrasts.
analyzes.