searching question

searching question
   A searching question goes straight to the heart of the subject matter, possibly requiring an answer with a degree of honesty that the other person finds uncomfortable.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • question — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sentence, etc. that asks sth ADJECTIVE ▪ awkward, difficult, embarrassing, hard, tough, tricky ▪ pointed, probing …   Collocations dictionary

  • question — ques|tion1 [ kwestʃən ] noun *** 1. ) count something that someone asks you when they want information: answer a question: Why won t you answer my question? ask a question: I regretted asking the question as soon as the words were out. rephrase a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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