One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Misconstrue (something)‘I dread that it might be seen and misconstructed’
- ‘Such misogynist rituals must not, however, be misconstructed as "culture" but must be challenged as basic human rights concerns.’
- ‘She's claiming the things she said were ‘misused and misconstructed,’ by Vanity Fair.’
- ‘Utilitarianism in Victorian England was often misconstructed as essentially anti-art, indeed as the doctrine of cultural philistines.’
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