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Judges have routinely ruled that people who signed affidavits to that effect either misunderstood the process or were wrong.
I don’t deny the existence of the arrow, but I do suggest that the “box mentality” has led us to misunderstand what is happening in the universe and even blinded us to the beauty that it is creating.
It’s common for even native English speakers to misunderstand or mischaracterize something on their application, said Anne Paxton, an attorney at the Unemployment Law Project, a legal aid organization based in Washington state.
There’s also an interesting thread in the book about being misunderstood while trying to figure yourself out at the same time.
If it set back anyone it was probably a generation of psychology students who may have misunderstood this.
Now I will not affect to misunderstand the charge conveyed by these words.
FRANK'S CAMPAIGNHORATIO ALGER, JR.
This is the law which women are constantly led to misunderstand in a democracy.
You have always misunderstood him, I might almost say, chosen to misunderstand him.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
And even if you did misunderstand, you might have concentrated on what you were doing for five minutes, don't you think?
THE LIGHTNING CONDUCTOR DISCOVERS AMERICAC. N. (CHARLES NORRIS) WILLIAMSON AND A. M. (ALICE MURIEL) WILLIAMSON
“Faith, it has broken out,” he feebly laughed, pretending to misunderstand.
A DAUGHTER OF RAASAYWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE

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