call into question something

call into question something
call into question (something) to cause doubt about something.

The study calls into question how long the vaccine gives protection.


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

  • 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 — 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 something 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 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 sth into question — bring/call sth into question ► to express doubt about something: »If somebody calls something into question, then let s stop and review it. ► to make people feel doubt about something: » The chief executive s popularity has sunk to levels that… …   Financial and business terms

  • bring something into question — call/bring/throw/something into question phrase to make something seem less certain New evidence has called into question the testimony of this witness. Thesaurus: to make something less certainsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw something into question — call/bring/throw/something into question phrase to make something seem less certain New evidence has called into question the testimony of this witness. Thesaurus: to make something less certainsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • call — [kôl] vt. [ME callen < Late OE ceallian & or < ON kalla < IE base * gal , to scream, shriek > Brythonic galw, call, Ger klage & (?) MIr gall, swan] 1. to say or read in a loud tone; shout; announce [to call the names of stations] 2.… …   English World dictionary

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