I doubt it


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I doubt it/that

Something being discussed is or seems unlikely to happen. A: "Think Mom will let us have McDonald's for dinner tonight?" B: "I doubt it, since there's leftover meatloaf in the fridge." A: "I bet you got an A on the test." B: "I doubt that—there were a few questions that I totally guessed on."
See also: doubt, that

I doubt it.

I do not think so. Tom: Think it will rain today? Sue: I doubt it. Sally: Think you'll go to New York? Mary: I doubt it.
See also: doubt