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To say I’m disappointed, frustrated are all understatements.
MARYLAND’S NEWCOMERS LEAD THE WAY IN STUNNING ROUT AT PENN STATEEMILY GIAMBALVONOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It is not an understatement to say that this is the most anticipated book release of the season—if not the year.
6 NEW BOOKS TO READ IN NOVEMBERRACHEL KINGNOVEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
To call Nia Long an ageless beauty would be an understatement.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY NIA LONG! THESE PHOTOS PROVE SHE ABSOLUTELY DOESN’T AGECHARLI PENNOCTOBER 30, 2020ESSENCE.COM
To say that this has been a stressful year is a gross understatement.
STOP DOOMSCROLLING ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND READ A BOOKMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
To say that the travel industry has been hit hard by the pandemic is an understatement.
ARE YOU READY TO START TRAVELING FOR WORK AGAIN? TRIPACTIONS’ CEO IS BANKING ON ITMICHAL LEV-RAM, WRITERSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
What makes this so shocking is that it’s hard for landlords to break even when they have more than 25 percent vacancy – so to say that we have a lot of troubled office building owners is a huge understatement.
POLITICS REPORT: CITY’S BIG RECYCLED WATER PROJECT WINS IN COURTANDREW KEATTSJULY 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Howells realized the unwisdom and weakness of dogmatic insistence, and the strength of understatement.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
This is the typical understatement of Old English rhetoric: it can only point to deliberate treachery on the part of the Eotens.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
There is more danger of doing the injustice of understatement in commemorating a character so rounded and symmetrical.
MEMORIAL ADDRESSES ON THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF WILLIAM H. F. LEE (A REPRESENTATIVE FROM VIRGINIA)VARIOUS
You can say I have gone out on a trial run, which won't be a lie, only an understatement.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 158, MARCH 31, 1920VARIOUS

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