call+in+question

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 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 …

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

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

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  • 5 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) …

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  • 6 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

  • 7 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

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

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  • 9 call into question — phrasal see call in question …

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  • 10 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 …

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

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  • 12 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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  • 13 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.… …

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  • 14 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 …

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  • 15 Question — Ques tion, v. t. 1. To inquire of by asking questions; to examine by interrogatories; as, to question a witness. [1913 Webster] 2. To doubt of; to be uncertain of; to query. [1913 Webster] And most we question what we most desire. Prior. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 question — [n1] asking for answer catechism, examination, inquest, inquiring, inquiry, inquisition, interrogation, interrogatory, investigation, poll, Q and A*, query, questioning, third degree*, wringer*; concepts 48,53 Ant. answer, reply question [n2]… …

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  • 17 call — 1 verb HAVE/USE A NAME 1 (T) be called sth to have a particular name or title: They have a three year old son called Matthew. | What was that book called? 2 (T) to use a particular name or title when you speak to someone: My name s Alan, but you… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 question — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sentence, etc. that asks sth ADJECTIVE ▪ awkward, difficult, embarrassing, hard, tough, tricky ▪ pointed, probing …

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  • 19 question — 1 / kwestSFn/ noun (C) 1 ASKING FOR INFORMATION a sentence or phrase that asks for information: ask (sb) a question: They asked me a lot of questions about my work experience. | May I ask a question? | answer a question: Answer three out of five… …

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  • 20 question — Synonyms and related words: Chinese puzzle, Parthian shot, Pyrrhonism, absurd, address, affirmation, agonize over, allegation, answer, apostrophe, apprehension, approach, ask, ask a question, ask about, ask questions, assertion, assuredly, at… …

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