line of questioning


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Synonyms for line of questioning

an ordering of questions so as to develop a particular argument

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The deposing attorneys may be attempting to upset your composure and compel you to tell a differing account just to be done with the line of questioning.
At the antitrust trial in Washington, Microsoft Corp attorney John Warden yesterday pursued a line of questioning about last year's deal between America Online Inc, Netscape Communications Corp and Sun Microsystems Inc that drew little new insight from unruffled AOL witness Steve Colburn and, once again, irked Judge Jackson.
One-on-one interviews are much more productive because the writer can control the conversation, ask dumb questions, and pursue a line of questioning until he or she understands important points and gets the necessary facts.
In the absence of such belief or suspicion, we believe it appropriate to challenge when this line of questioning turns from being an audit tool to an improper invasion of taxpayer privacy.
A line of questioning may begin with something as simple as, "Have you ever been angry at your boss?
The discomfort caused by this line of questioning is instant, and increases visibly as I present some of the more perplexing conundrums found in Bynum's comic history.
In addition to some of the well-known examples of Meese botching the investigation, the authors remind us of Mitchell's line of questioning about the shredding that took place 'after the diversion memo had been found.
We had prepared for this line of questioning and will have all of their comments answered quickly.
There aren't many jokes in the present version, just Humphrys' crisp line of questioning and lashings of building tension.
Lacking romance, joy, wit or charm, it does have Robin Williams as a priest with an intrusive line of questioning.
I'm not a monkey" - Film-maker Quentin Tarantino objects to the line of questioning adopted during a Channel 4 interview.
I'm not a monkey" Film-maker Quentin Tarantino objects to the line of questioning adopted during a Channel 4 interview "These proposals are divisive, ill-thought-through and constitutionally wrong" Former defence secretary Liam Fox says he will vote against the proposed legislation for same-sex marriage "The best and the worst thing was the weather.
As part of a standard line of questioning, investigators asked Jobs how he might be blackmailed.
The line of questioning only added to the anguish of the families as it is believed the sex "book" described in court was a supplement in a woman's magazine that the young bride had picked up for light reading for her Mauritian honeymoon.
The Court granted the motion for sanctions to the extent the Court sustained the objection to the line of questioning, but the Court denied the motion to the extent it sought sanctions.