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Rail not bent being tested (2,5)


I believe the answer is:

on trial

'being tested' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)

'rail not bent' is the wordplay.
'bent' indicates an anagram.
'railnot' with letters rearranged gives 'ON TRIAL'.

(Other definitions for on trial that I've seen before include "Undergoing scrutiny" , "Facing action" , "In court to answer charges" , "Subject to being found satisfactory" , "heard?" .)

I've seen this clue in The Irish Independent.
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