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Is a sentence like

Dynamic method invocation raises question marks over the way existing instances should be handled.

correct in a technical paper (computer science)? (I think it is in the Economist data base, so it should be correct.)

I guess raises questions over the way is just a lot more common.

If it is correct, is this only common in British English or is it also common in American English? (By the way, I am not a native speaker.)

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I agree, "raise questions over" sounds better than "raise question marks over" to my British ears.

We can search Google Scholar "to broadly search for scholarly literature" with each phrase.

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"A Question mark over" seems to be veritable idiom according to this source:
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/a+question+mark+over

It can be used in many ways as in

  • "A question mark hangs over something" or
  • "This leaves or puts a question mark over something"

It seems to sound off better than "leave question marks over something" , at least to me.

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