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throw (something) into question

To cause something to be doubted, scrutinized, or a matter for serious discussion. These series of protests have thrown into question the ability of this government to remain in power. This reluctance to act is bound to throw your leadership skills into question.
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1 billion ethylene plant in Qingdao city, a company source said, after a pipeline blast there last year killed 62 and threw into question its viability as a site for another petrochemical complex.
1 billion ethylene plant in Qingdao city, after a pipeline blast there in 2013 killed 62 and threw into question its viability as a site for another petrochemical complex.
The news threw into question the company's profit for the quarter, and raised questions about Spirit's ability to forecast performance.
The incident threw into question what constitutes self-defence and how much force is justified when facing an intruder in your own home.
That threw into question whether there was enough fuel in the car for the FIA to extract the necessary one-litre sample for checks that follow every race.
Her case threw into question Malaysia's image as a moderate Muslim country and rights activists raised the issue of fairness.
It also threw into question the club's ability to finally lift the Champions League this season
The announcement threw into question the issue of how Mrs Parker Bowles will be addressed although it is likely she will not be addressed as the Princess of Wales and should Charles become King, she will be referred to as Princess Consort and not Queen Camilla.
The response from conservative groups threw into question these organizations' claims to be acting in the best interests of women.
The resulting socialist victory threw into question the future handling of the nation's economy.
The issue of the division and legal status of the Caspian emerged after the break-up of the Soviet Union, when the creation of four new countries threw into question the 1921 and 1940 agreements between Tehran and Moscow.
The incident threw into question China's talks with the United States on its entry to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and threatened to scuttle a long-awaited package of market opening measures for the insurance sector.