call\ in\ question

• call into question
• call in doubt
v. phr.
To say (smth) may be a mistake; express doubt about; question.

Bill called in question Ed's remark that basketball is safer than football.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • call into question — call (something) into question formal to cause a feeling of doubt about something. The report s findings call into question the safety and effectiveness of all such drugs …   New idioms dictionary

  • call into question — (something) to cause doubt about something. The study calls into question how long the vaccine gives protection …   New idioms dictionary

  • call in question — index disown (deny the validity), dispute (contest), except (object), impeach, impugn, object, oppugn …   Law dictionary

  • call into question — verb challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of We must question your judgment in this matter • Syn: ↑question, ↑oppugn • Derivationally related forms: ↑question (for: ↑question) …   Useful english dictionary

  • call in question — or[call into question] or[call in doubt] {v. phr.} To say (something) may be a mistake; express doubt about; question. * /Bill called in question Ed s remark that basketball is safer than football./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call in question — or[call into question] or[call in doubt] {v. phr.} To say (something) may be a mistake; express doubt about; question. * /Bill called in question Ed s remark that basketball is safer than football./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call in question — or call into question phrasal to cast doubt upon < a report calling into question the drug s effectiveness > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • call into question — phrasal see call in question …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • call in question — phrasal or call in doubt 1. : to cast doubt upon : challenge the soundness of : impugn standards of value which are never called in question F.R.Leavis 2. obsolete : to make inquiry into …   Useful english dictionary

  • call in question — v. cast doubt; place in question, raise concerns about …   English contemporary dictionary

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