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Giving someone "benefit of the doubt" suggests uncertainty as to the motive or intention. If a kid knocks over an ugly vase, and the kid claims it was by accident, you could give the kid the benefit of the doubt, and accept the apology. So what does it mean to give someone the benefit of the doubt? According to the Cambridge dictionary: to believe ...
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