- v. Simple past tense and past participle of misconstrue.
“It is related, in connection with the latter, that in answer to an offer of additional data, he said, "Mon siege est fait", - "My siege is finished", a phrase misconstrued by some of his critics and interpreted as an expression of Vertot's utter disregard for historical accuracy.”
“Friends insisted her remark had been 'misconstrued' - and she has now said sorry.”
“Now I know that can be misconstrued, which is why I verified that what he was stating was the likely Republican case in the next couple of election cycles ....”
“Why do I think that the word "misconstrued" would be used over and over?”
“Barton initially apologized for comments he said had been "misconstrued," then offered a fuller apology retracting his BP apology altogether.”
“Instead, Barton apologized that his remarks were "misconstrued".”
“Update: I guess I do have a couple things to ask, since Senator Craig says his actions, which he plead guilty to, were "misconstrued".”
“That's why the so-called apology, where he suggested some had "misconstrued" his remarks, was bogus; not an apology at all.”
“The difference between Rand and Holsinger, now that homosexuality has gone mainstream, is, yep, that Holsinger's proponents argue his views of the morality of homosexuality should not be "misconstrued" as his personal views.”
“He may express utter mystification that his remarks were "misconstrued," but he will stand by them and after one or two news cycles, it will be forgotten, and unless something extraordinary happens -- like monkeys fly out of his ass -- Mr. Rove will step back behind the curtain and go back to running the country.”
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