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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of misquote.

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Examples

  • And: if you were calling her out for saying “Nigerian orphanage”, but realized you were misquoting, is she not to be called out for saying “orphanage in Nigeria”?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Judging a Person Based on a Single Forwarded Personal E-Mail

  • Zuma called the misquoting of the Judge Hilary Squires judgment on jailed businessman Schabir Shaik an "excellent" example of this confusion and said it was an opportunity for the media to evaluate its role.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • And giving such a forum a title misquoting "They Shoot Horses Don't They?" really confuses me.

    Panel Discussion in Ajijic on Suicide and Self-deliverance.

  • Someone at The Malaysian Insider is going to get it for 'misquoting' the YB, I think.

    SARA - Southeast Asian RSS Aggregator

  • BBC sorry for 'misquoting' expert's views guardian. co.uk at 00.01 GMT on Sunday 11 January 2009.

    The Guardian World News

  • So Tom, Kevin ... are you two going to apologize to the minister for 'misquoting' him?

    Winnipeg Sun

  • Allegations of "misquoting" and "being taken out of context" are probably as old as gossip itself. caloy conde on January 16th, 2009 11: 34 am hi pipe: point taken, although my point was more on the point that, in DJB's case, he was shooting his mouth off (us many of us do) at my expense. do journalists in the mainstream press commit "erroneous recountings"? of course! but for people like DJB to exploit the shortcomings of journalists or the press to promote himself as the alternative AND THEN commit the very thing he rues … (irony is not the word i'm inclined to use.)

    PinoyPress

  • "misquoting" Weisman -- even as they actually acknowledged that I quoted him word-for-word and made sure to let readers know he was posing it as a question.

    The Smirking Chimp - News And Commentary from the Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy

  • Origins often times claim "misquoting" when they simply misunderstand the argument, or just want to escape valid conclusions drawn from the evidence (not to mention the number of times Talk.

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  • Buckley abandons the transcript to observe, "I told him he was misquoting me."

    r_urell: William F. Buckley: Father of Modern "Conservatism"

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