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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 ˈquestioncause 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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