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misconstrue

verb [T]  /ˌmɪs·kənˈstru/ fml us  
to form a false understanding of the meaning or intention of something that someone does or says: Johnson complained that his statements were misconstrued.
Translations of “misconstrue”
in Spanish interpretar mal, malinterpretar…
in French mal interpréter…
in German mißverstehen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誤解…的意思(或意圖)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 误解…的意思(或意图)…
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