Definition of 'misread'
Example sentences containing 'misread'
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But this looked more and more like a misreading of the situation.Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
That is to misread the situation.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2009) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
If you think she has not, you are misreading the signs and there is something wrong with your marriage.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Some signs can be misread.Christianity Today (2000)
Had he misread the signs?The Sun (2006)
Have you been misreading the signs all along or unwittingly offended her in some way that meant you didn't make the cut?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Mothers may also misread signals and think the baby is crying because he is hungry, when he really just wants company or sleep.Know Your Own Mind (1991) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
If this is what is causing official reluctance, then the Government has misread the mood.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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