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    Post In question

    1. "His policies are in question."
    2. "What is in question is not the candidate's private life but his policies."
    3. "The game was in question."
    4. "The team reviewed the game in question"

    Should "in question" mean "being discussed" or "there is uncertainty/doubt"?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 16-Sep-2012 at 22:39. Reason: Numbering the sentences for convenience.

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    Re: In question

    Welcome to the forums, DealBreak.

    I would say 'in question' in #1, #2 and #3 means 'in doubt and in #4 'being discussed.

    Rover

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    Re: In question

    Quote Originally Posted by DealBreak View Post
    "His policies are in question."
    "What is in question is not the candidate's private life but his policies."
    "The game was in question."
    "The team reviewed the game in question"

    Should "in question" mean "being discussed" or "there is uncertainty/doubt"?
    It can mean both. In your first and fourth examples it means "being discussed". In your second example, it means "there is some doubt about". In the third, I think it could mean either.

    It is possible to say something like "The subject in question is in question."
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: In question

    Thread closed. Started by clone of banned user.

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