call into doubt

idiom

US
: to make people doubt (something)
His report calls into doubt the earlier reports we had.

Examples of call into doubt in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Holocaust denial includes claims that the genocide never took place, or that call into doubt the means or intentionality of the genocide. Miriam Berger, Washington Post, 13 July 2022 Officials felt too intimidated to point out mistakes, the analysts said, or to call into doubt his claims that the pandemic was over. BostonGlobe.com, 2 May 2021 Third, the loss of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption would call into doubt the ability of Major League Baseball teams to collective individual team’s statistical data for purposes of centralized selling or licensing data to gambling enterprises. Marc Edelman, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 In his book, Gregg cites experts who call into doubt the value of the mirror-self-recognition test, an exercise thought to indicate some degree of self-consciousness. Erik Vance, Discover Magazine, 4 Oct. 2013

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“Call into doubt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/call%20into%20doubt. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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