MISREPRESENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MISREPRESENT
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 v.  give false or incorrect impression, often deliberately; serve unsatisfactorily as representative
Classic Sentence:
1  He was in the same plight as the manufacturer who has to adulterate and misrepresent his product.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23
2  Interested people have perhaps misrepresented each to the other.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
3  Not content with misrepresenting the race, the mob-spirit was not to be satisfied until the paper which was doing all it could to counteract this impression was silenced.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In V
Example Sentence:
1  In his job application, Milton might misrepresent his academic background; he was fired when his employers discovered the truth.
2  Ecstasy is widely misrepresented as a soft drug.
3  Think carefully about what you say: your views could be easily misrepresented by the press.
4  He said that the press had misrepresented him as arrogant and bullying.
5  The culture that encourages chastity is seriously misrepresented in the mainstream media.
6  Those sneaky lawyers misrepresented what occurred, made up all sorts of implausible alternative scenarios to confuse the jurors, and in general depended on chicanery to win the case.