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English definition of “give sb the benefit of the doubt”

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give sb the benefit of the doubt

to choose to believe what someone tells you even though it may be wrong or a lieBelieving
Translations of “give sb the benefit of the doubt”
in Chinese (Traditional) 往好處想(某人)…
in Russian принимать на веру…
in Turkish yanlış ve yalan olduğunun bilinmesine rağmen birinin söylediklerine inanmayı seçmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 往好处想(某人)…
in Polish wierzyć komuś na słowo…
(Definition of give sb the benefit of the doubt from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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