misconstrue


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Children who are slow to do that, or who misconstrue the signals sent to them, may react inappropriately and put off others, he says.
I apologize if this led anyone to misconstrue the organization's current position.
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." The new book costs $80.
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.
"I have acted throughout in complete good faith, but I can, of course, see that people can misconstrue that," she said.
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.
Advocate Rashid Hanif remarked, Are private schools teaching children to lie and misconstrue the facts?
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.
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.
In a statement, The Princeton Review called the differences in pricing "incidental" and said that to associate its pricing system with discrimination "misconstrues both the literal, legal and moral meaning of the word."
Insofar as philosophy of religion continues to conceptualize religion in this fashion, Christenson argues that it misconstrues much about its subject of inquiry.