Trust what someone says
I didn’t know whether his story was true or not, but I decided to give him the benefit of the doubt.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The idiom ‘Give someone the benefit of the doubt’ means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”
Example usage of idiom ‘Give someone the benefit of the doubt’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.