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These photos are often sadly misrepresented which can lead to problems for the people pictured. The Sun (2012)We do not accept that we have misrepresented their views. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The relationship between an MI6 officer and his or her agents is often misrepresented in the spy thriller genre. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Though, from my experience as a barrister, courtroom procedures are often misrepresented for dramatic effect. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That, to me, shows the real guy who is often misrepresented. The Sun (2012)In addition, the Newsnight report contained interviews with two contributors which were edited in a way which misrepresented their views. The Sun (2013)A spokeswoman for the charity said that headlines often misrepresented'extremely nuanced' study findings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: misrepresent VERB
If someone misrepresents a person or situation, they give a wrong or inaccurate account of what the person or situation is like.
He said that the press had misrepresented him as arrogant.
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