on faith, take it

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on faith, take it

Trust, accept without proof, as in I have no firm evidence that Bob's responsible for the errorsyou'll just have to take it on faith. This idiom employs faith in the sense of "belief or confidence in something," a usage dating from about 1300.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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