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  • verb Present participle of underpromise.

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Examples

  • Says NASCAR spokesman Ramsey Poston, in what might be an example of underpromising to end up overdelivering: "There's very little belief that consistent start times will translate into ratings boosts."

    NASCAR's ratings take a turn for the worse in 2009

  • "But what people should have realized at that point was that the method of communication for Whole Foods is to lean toward underpromising and overdelivering," she says.

    Retailers: Food & Drug

  • So some folks are saying three to four million jobs is really underpromising.

    CNN Transcript Feb 10, 2009

  • However, Macquarie has earned a reputation of underpromising and overdelivering and often upgrades its profit expectations throughout the year.

    Macquarie CEO Moss to Retire;

  • Of course, Mr. Dimon is a skilled manager of expectations -- with a history of underpromising and overdelivering.

    A Shift in Buffett's Tactics?

  • After a few days, it became apparent that this might be a conscious strategy of underpromising and overdelivering.

    Mickey’s Management Mojo

  • However, some other analysts note the company's reputation -- while it was called Macquarie Bank -- for underpromising and overdelivering.

    Macquarie May Be Ripe for Gains

  • Last month one of its analysts wrote that the Office of Management and Budget has perfected the art of underpromising and overperforming in terms of its near-term budget deficit forecasts.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Last month one of its analysts wrote that the Office of Management and Budget has perfected the art of underpromising and overperforming in terms of its near-term budget deficit forecasts.

    When the Great Tao is lost, there springs forth righteousness...

  • But by underpromising and overdelivering, I suddenly created big gaps of time.

    The 28 Laws of Attraction

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