put/have little faith in

idiom

: to believe that (someone or something) does not deserve to be trusted
I put/have little faith in politicians.

Examples of put/have little faith in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Judging from the betting line movement on his UFC 298 matchup against Merab Dvalishvili, the folks wagering on this fight have little faith in Henry Cejudo. Trent Reinsmith, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 The people who run these scrappy organizations have little faith in the government’s pledge to provide reliable grid power to all Indians. IEEE Spectrum, 23 Feb. 2016 The government appears to have little faith in its domestic vaccines but has refused to approve better foreign jabs for local distribution, probably for nationalistic reasons. Michael Schuman, The Atlantic, 28 Nov. 2022 Having seen the crushing of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, residents like Wang and his friends in Hualien have little faith in Beijing’s promises of autonomy under a similar two-systems arrangement. Lily Kuo, Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2022 Those who have little faith in the court’s good faith on voting rights might conclude the justices didn’t want to establish a clear hurdle that future plaintiffs could then overcome. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 7 July 2021 Across the country, most Black communities have little faith in law enforcement. Desiree Stennett, orlandosentinel.com, 20 Nov. 2020 That’s why many Lebanese have little faith in an ongoing investigation by authorities into the explosion at the port. Rania Abouzeid, National Geographic, 26 Aug. 2020

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