Thesaurus / misread
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If you receive a rude email, pick up the phone and let the sender’s tone of voice tell you if you were misreading it.
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However, on the first play of the next drive, Tagovailoa misread an option play, and Indiana dropped him in the end zone for a safety.
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If this were a type and instance of hopeless love he had certainly misread all the songs and sayings.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
He misread words and letters of the MS., although he had two transcripts.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
She had a way of yielding so quickly, when it was right and best, very flattering to a man in love and easily misread.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
The crown of life had been attained, the vague yearnings, the misread impulses, had found accomplishment at last.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
To suppose, as some hasty moralisers have done, that Charles cared for nothing but his women is to misread his character.
ANDREW MARVELLAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
The man chanced to look at her at the same instant, and she saw in a flash that her thought had been misread.
KING MIDASUPTON SINCLAIR
“It is natural, in a sense, that you should misread the actual course of events,” he said.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
Sometimes a frank, open countenance that cannot be misread is far better than any letter of introduction.
THE BOOK OF COURAGEJOHN THOMSON FARIS
WORDS RELATED TO MISREAD
- be off the mark
- be wrong
- deceive oneself
- get wrong
- have wrong impression
- make a mess
- miss the boat
- not know
- put foot in
- slip up
- take for
- be at cross purposes
- be bewildered
- be confused
- be perplexed
- get signals crossed
- get signals mixed
- get wrong
- get wrong impression
- miss the point
- not register
- take amiss
- take wrongly
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