Definition of call something into (or in) question in US English:

call something into (or in) question

phrase

  • Cast doubt on something.

    ‘these findings call into question the legitimacy of the proceedings’
    • ‘Integrity is one of the cornerstones upon which reliable journalism is based, and, when it is called into question, we begin to doubt everything we read in newspapers and magazines and see on television.’
    • ‘But in recent months, the future of the project has been called into question.’
    • ‘It was the second time that her victory was called into question.’
    • ‘He is furious that his good name has been called into question.’
    • ‘The sanity of the captain is called into question.’
    • ‘Yet in recent years this victory has been called into question.’
    • ‘My honesty has been called into question and it has made me look like a criminal.’
    • ‘Apparently, these concerns had been raised before, even by an outfit whose reliability as a watchdog has been called into question recently.’
    • ‘She has filed a civil lawsuit which, of course, calls her motives into question.’
    • ‘People are very much offended that their patriotism has been called into question.’
    doubt, distrust, mistrust, suspect, lack confidence in, have doubts about, be suspicious of, have suspicions about, have misgivings about, feel uneasy about, feel apprehensive about, cast doubt on, query, question, challenge, dispute, have reservations about
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