Translation of "misunderstand" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

misunderstand

verb [ I or T ] uk us /ˌmɪs.ʌn.dəˈstænd/ US  /-dɚ-/ (misunderstood)

to think you have understood someone or something when you have not

误解;曲解
If you think that these transport problems can be solved by building more roads, you completely misunderstand the nature of the problem. 如果你认为这些交通问题可以通过修更多的路来解决,你就完全曲解了问题的本质。
I told him I'd meet him here, but perhaps he misunderstood and went straight to the pub. 我告诉他我在这儿等他,但可能他理解错了,直接去了小酒馆。

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