The first and second quarters of 2009 will provide a stern test of China's 8% growth commitment, then -- and the probity with which those figures are produced. 2009年前两个季度将是对中国“保八”承诺的严峻考验，也是对这些数据真实性的考验。
Rock-climbing is a test of nerve and skill. 攀岩运动能考验人的勇气和技巧。
But if this fixture offers a sterner test of United's resolve than some might expect, the French are far from invincible. 曼联的防线也面临着巨大的压力，法国人也远非无敌。
Fiorentina midfielder Riccardo Montolivo expects Chievo to provide a stern test, but he believes the Viola can overpower them in Verona. 佛罗伦萨中场蒙托利沃预计切沃将是佛罗伦萨一个严峻的考验，但他认为，佛罗伦萨可以打败切沃.