throw cold water on

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To belittle or dismiss; to cast doubt upon; to debunk

Sports economists tend to throw cold water on such studies, saying they often rely on unreliable or exaggerated data.

be discouraging or negative about
{f} pour cold water on, discourage, deter; dampen the excitement, kill the joy; be discouraging about
throw cold water
dampen the excitement, kill the joy
throw cold water on