misconstrue


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11 ( ANI ): Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said that the Karnataka Government must not misconstrue his statements with regard to the murder of noted journalist Gauri Lankesh and must assure the Centre that an unbiased probe of the crime would be effected at the earliest, and that the guilty would be nabbed soon and justice is delivered.
Concluding that case outcomes are unduly shaped by social class and are therefore substantively unjust, the book includes an analysis of the manner in which injustice occurs in the adjudication of cases and how the "cultural practices of the powerful can frequently misconstrue, exclude and mute the voices of the poor.
That's always bothered me, the fact that the worst thing you can do to a man is misconstrue his gender.
This is evidence supporting another of Owen's arguments: Those who continually sound the death knell of pan-Arabism misconstrue the notion of Arab nationalism.
While talking to media here on Saturday, Singh said that no country should misconstrue Indias desire for peace and establishment of better relations as its weakness.
When we express ourselves in a negative way, friends, family, colleagues or clients may misconstrue what it is we are saying.
In part what they are saying is true, for no matter how hard you may try to avoid giving offence, there always seems to be someone who will find a way to misinterpret your words or misconstrue your actions, however noble they have been.
Fortin's critical method is eclectic: he is a close reader of the text, watching what words like misconstrue might mean throughout a play and how they might be associated with one character or another; he observes imagery, genres, and modes carefully; he is a sharp observer of human behavior in drama; and he is a theological and philosophical critic, looking for eschatology in tragedy.
Initially thinking of highlighting the country's ethnicity in textile, Ebarle veered away from copying the icons and patterns due to possible political ramifications in which ethnic groups might oppose and misconstrue her work.
With all the other distractions the networks send down to the sidelines these days, Siragusa is probably one of the most qualified to see and hear things other aspiring reporters might misconstrue as breaking news.
Fink said people could easily misconstrue the information online, altering their doses days before calling a doctor.