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doubting Thomas

Saltos de línea: doubt|ing Thomas
Pronunciación: /daʊtɪŋˈtɒməs
 
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Definición de doubting Thomas en inglés:

sustantivo

A person who is sceptical and refuses to believe something without proof: I was a real doubting Thomas. I didn’t believe the stuff would work those doubting Thomases still can’t figure out how the show became a hit
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Still, I'm a doubting Thomas - I'll believe it when I see it.
  • Through her career in painting and drawing (she graduated with honours from the Ontario College of Art), as well as her dancing, modeling, acting and martial arts instruction, she has defied the doubting Thomases.
  • This really hurt them and gave them a powerful incentive to put the record straight and to prove the doubting Thomases wrong.

Origen

early 17th century: with biblical allusion to the apostle Thomas (John 20:24–29).

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