Verb(1) state something incorrectly
(1) Creationists love to bring up the Cambrian ├ö├ç├┐explosion├ö├ç├û, but they frequently misstate the evidence considerably.(2) I understand your interest in this matter, it is just frustrating, Senator, when you consistently overstate the case, or misstate the case in order to suit the case that you want to put.(3) But he didn't misstate anything or misrepresent himself at all.(4) A chart on Dec.1 with an article about President Bush's role in reshaping the federal judiciary misstated the makeup of four appeals courts.(5) However, equally I don't think one can credibly take a blithely post-modern approach and mutter vaguely about ├ö├ç├┐multiple truths├ö├ç├û, if basic historical factual assertions have been misstated .(6) But it probably makes most sense to note that this even misstates his administration's position as even the administration's theorists or idea men themselves understand and articulate it.(7) Both men repeated misstatements made in earlier debates, and added a few new ones.(8) It's been going on for a couple of cycles now, and it was designed to be - is designed to be both an antidote to the misstatements that the candidates say during the debate, but also it's supposed to be an antidote to spin.(9) I also noted that the interviewer baldly misstated various facts, apparently to get a rise out of Blair, as well as taking a really insulting tone.(10) However, because her expertise is clearly not in photography, her commentary includes some significant misstatements and unclarities that require correction.(11) I think that misstates President Clinton's post-presidency statements on Social Security.(12) This may seem like mere quibbles, but there is something important in the way he misstates these positions.(13) And here is an article that in my view badly misstates the libertarian position on marriage generally.(14) However, I may inadvertently have misstated this by suggesting that upper income folks end up paying more taxes than before in absolute terms.(15) It's true that perjury charges can in some cases amount to ├ö├ç├┐gotchas├ö├ç├û, prosecutions brought for minor misstatements or possible lapses of memory.(16) If these paragraphs are representative, however, the article as a whole should contain, by conservative extrapolation, approximately 94 other serious distortions and misstatements of fact.
(1) misstate :: verkeerdelik
1. misrepresent ::
2. misstate ::
3. falsify ::
4. pretend ::
5. tell a lie ::
vertel 'n leuen
6. tell lies ::
Different Formsmisstate, misstated, misstatement, misstatements, misstates, misstating
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