bring (someone or something) into question

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bring (someone or something) into question

To cause someone or something to be viewed with doubt. I considered Walt for the promotion, but his constant lateness soon brought that decision into question. Such a significant error really brings all of the experiment's results into question.
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bring something into question

to cause something to be doubted; to cause something to be questioned. What you have just told me seems to bring the wisdom of the trip into question. Your presence here has been brought into question.
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bring/call/throw something into ˈquestion

cause something to become a matter for doubt and discussion: Scandals like this call into question the honesty of the police.The high number of accidents has brought government policy on industrial safety into question.
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The paper says that if Cosmos's fate is the same as A1 TV's, the entire political strategy of the opposition is brought into question.
Mosley's position has been brought into question following a salacious article about his private life in a national Sunday newspaper.
Verdict said the trend had brought into question the need for retailers to specialise at all, as their market share growth was slowing to a "near standstill".
Shell To Sea spokeswoman Maura Harrington welcomed the announcement but said it brought into question how well the gasline is being monitored.
A firm's health checks were brought into question after a worker was found dead after a 19-hour shift.
Rather than drawing attention to an important message, the students only exposed their own immaturity - and worse, brought into question the sincerity of their beliefs.
As the value of loyalty schemes in Australia has been brought into question, there has been some movement towards low-rate cards that either do not offer loyalty scheme access or which offer access to a club style discount scheme which provides instant discounts rather than points to be collected over time.
With his contract due to end in the summer, his Craven Cottage future was brought into question and Sir Alex Ferguson was strongly linked with a move for him.
In the years he has worked at St Andrew's Church, Hunts Cross, Liverpool, he has always been an integral part of the community and never had his character brought into question.
Given that the WN0 has received significant extra funding and intends to return to a full touring programme as well as expanding its community and education work through the MAX scheme, the logic behind the redundancy decisions must be brought into question.
And Lewis bit at least once: A scuffle between the two at a television studio, after Rahman brought into question Lewis' sexual preference, now is infamous.
S102671, which brought into question the legal basis for "second parent" adoptions in the state.