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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overestimate.


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  • I agree that they Blanco and Nagin overestimated federal preparedness in this NATIONAL disaster.

    Think Progress » FEMA staff warned Brown

  • China's financial prowess has been "overestimated" he said, trying to downplay ideas that China can be the savior of the global financial system with its $1.9 trillion in foreign reserves.

    Michael Standaert: More Views on Obama from China

  • So is it possible that journalists kind of overestimated the impact of this trip because it was so visual?

    CNN Transcript Jul 27, 2008

  • Meanwhile, during the European trade, ECB's Nowotny said that stress test should not be "overestimated," and went onto add that it is "important" to curb "debt dynamic."

    Currency Trading News by DailyFX

  • People "overestimated" Gordon Brown's capacity to be prime minister, Tony Blair has claimed.

    ITN Headlines

  • Obama: U.S. 'overestimated' ability to bring Mideast peace

    JTA - Recent News

  • US President Barack Obama, in an interview with Time Magazine, conceded he "overestimated" his administration's ability to persuade Israelis and Palestinians to return to the negotiating table.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • US "overestimated" ability to influence Mideast process

    Winds Of Jihad By SheikYerMami

  • Adding to dampened expectations, US President Barack Obama said in a Time interview published Thursday that his administration "overestimated" its ability to persuade both sides to negotiate, and added that he'd hoped for bold moves.

    Christian Science Monitor | All Stories

  • It comes a day after US President Barack Obama said his administration had "overestimated" its own ability to bring the two sides to the table.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition


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