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。
First up they faced reigning champions Chelsea at the Millennium Stadium and after a stern test of their credentials they emerged triumphant courtesy of goals from Riise and Peter Crouch. 首先上来的是他们在千年球场与上届英超冠军得主切尔西的比赛，最终他们经受住了考验并通过里瑟和克劳奇的进球最终获得了锦标。
Rock-climbing is a test of nerve and skill. 攀岩运动能考验人的勇气和技巧。
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.