Give Someone the Benefit of a Doubt

Also: Give Someone the Benefit of the Doubt Meaning of Idiom ‘Give Someone the Benefit of a Doubt’ To give someone the benefit of a doubt is to assume they are telling the truth or they are innocent because you cannot be sure they are not; to decide to believe or trust someone until you … Read more

Doubting Thomas, a

Meaning of Idiom ‘A Doubting Thomas’ A doubting Thomas is a person who almost always doubtful and refuses to believe anything without strong proof or evidence; a skeptic. 1Spears, Richard A. McGraw-Hill’s American Idioms Dictionary. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2008.,2Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,3Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. … Read more