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Express oneself in an insufficiently clear or accurate way.‘claiming that she misspoke, she served up a second explanation’‘perhaps he misspoke himself’
- ‘Her office later issued a correction, saying that she had just repeated back to Blitzer his own statement, and had misspoken.’
- ‘‘I know the vice president either misspoke or misled the American people,’ he said.’
- ‘You quote Cheney on Meet the Press, but examining the transcript makes it clear he misspoke, meaning to say program not weapons.’
- ‘Andrew may have misspoken or might even be wrong but some of the language that is used is not conducive to debate.’
- ‘I misspoke primarily out of ignorance, but that does not excuse misspeaking.’
- ‘I double-checked and I misspoke when I said the State Department counted Pakistan as a supporter of the war.’
- ‘Perhaps I was misquoted but more likely, I just misspoke.’
- ‘He made the mistake of trying to address such heckling and misspoke.’
- ‘He may have misspoken at Davos, for which he apologized and clarified his comments.’
- ‘I misspoke on Thursday when I said you know we were just learning about it.’
- ‘If I misspoke, yes, he is saying the defense is ahead.’
- ‘But as supporters are saying, he may have misspoken.’
- ‘‘I must have misspoke,’ Bartlett, now White House communications director, was quoted as telling the Globe in a recent interview.’
- ‘Hilariously, he misspoke and talked briefly of ‘fixed elections’ rather than ‘fixed election dates.’’
- ‘Your initial response was to ask me if I had considered whether or not you had merely misspoke or had written carelessly when you made the claim that the article's findings ‘flies in the face of evolutionary theory’.’
- ‘Well, and, Kris, as I'm sitting here and we're talking, I'm thinking I've misspoke.’
- ‘The former ambassador said that he may have misspoken to the reporter when he said he concluded the documents were forged.’
- ‘Ambassador Wilson is now saying that he misspoke.’
- ‘I just want to make sure that I'm not mishearing you, or maybe you misspoke.’
- ‘You know, he obviously misspoke, and he paid a huge price for it.’
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