Monday, August 5, 2013

difference between hesitate and doubt

doubt - (эргэлзэх, эргэлзээ төрөх, эргэлзээнд орох)
1 to feel uncertain about something; to feel that something is not true, will probably not happen, etc.doubt somethingThere seems no reason to doubt her story.“Do you think we will win?”—“ I doubt it.”doubt (that)…I never doubted (that) she would come.doubt whether, if, etc.…doubt whether/if the new one will be any better.2doubt someone/somethingto not trust someone or something; to not believe someoneI had no reason to doubt him.

hesitate - (тээнэгэлзэх, дунших, дүлэгнэх, удаашрах)
1 [intransitivetransitive] to be slow to speak or act because you feel uncertain or nervous

  • She hesitated before replying.
hesitate about/over something
  I didn't hesitate for a moment about taking the job.

2 [intransitive]     hesitate to do somethingto be worried about doing something, especially because you are not sure that it is right or appropriate
  • Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.

difference between hesitate and doubt

  • To hesitate: Not act immediately, wait before making a decision. ex I hesitated before calling the doctor.

    To doubt: To think that something won't happen ex I doubt that it will rain today. There isn't a cloud in the sky! 

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