misinterpret

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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to interpret wrongly)
a. interpretar mal
You misinterpreted what I said. I didn't mean to insult you.Interpretaste mal lo que dije. No fue mi intención insultarte.
b. malinterpretar
The president of the club was upset that the media misinterpreted the message of their event.El presidente del club estaba molesto porque los medios malinterpretaron el mensaje del evento.
c. tergiversar (deliberately)
He tried desperately to redirect the question or misinterpret the facts to avoid any blame.Trató desesperadamente de redirigir la pregunta o tergiversar los hechos para evitar cualquier culpa.
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misinterpret
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. malinterpretar
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
misinterpret [ˌmɪsɪnˈtɜːprɪt]
transitive verb
interpretar mal; malinterpretar; (deliberately) tergiversar;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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