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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “misconstrue”

misconstrue

verb [T]     /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。
Misunderstanding
(Definition of misconstrue verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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