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    witness to/in/ a crime?

    Is it witness to a crime or witness in a crime?

    Thank you!

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    Re: witness to/in/ a crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by Yura Reiri View Post
    Is it witness to a crime or witness in a crime?

    Thank you!
    "Witness to" is usual.

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    Re: witness to/in/ a crime?

    Quote Originally Posted by Yura Reiri View Post
    Is it witness to a crime or witness in a crime?

    Thank you!
    I assume you mean when "witness" is being used as a noun.

    I was a witness to a crime.
    He was the only witness to the crime.

    If you're using it as a verb, then it stands perfectly well alone.

    I witnessed a crime.
    He witnessed the burglary.

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