Translation of "misconstrue" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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misconstrueverb [ T ]

uk /ˌmɪs.kənˈstruː/ us /ˌmɪs.kənˈstruː/ formal

to form a false understanding of the meaning or intention of something that someone does or says

误解…的意思(或意图)
She said Harris had misconstrued her comments. 她说哈里斯误解了她的评论。
Their caution was misconstrued as cowardice. 他们的谨慎被误解为懦弱。

(Translation of “misconstrue” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)