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misjudge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmisjudgemis‧judge /ˌmɪsˈdʒʌdʒ/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 to form a wrong or unfair opinion about a person or a situation 🔊 The government misjudged the mood of the electorate. 🔊 I think you’ve misjudged her.2 to guess an amount or distance wrongly syn miscalculate 🔊 I misjudged the speed of the car coming towards me.misjudgment (also misjudgement British English) noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 He accused the government of a serious foreign policy misjudgement.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
misjudgeBut she misjudged and slipped over the edge.As it happens, I misjudged Kip and his whereabouts.The more I think about it, the more I persuade myself that I've misjudged little Selina.He'd misjudged Paula, he realised.Automakers misjudged the American consumer when they stopped making convertibles.In fact, the US generals had seriously misjudged the determination and endurance of the North Vietnamese.I misjudged the distance to the turnstile and slammed into it.Half the time I missed, misjudging the eccentric rotation of the bag and hurting my wrists.He had misjudged the situation, and if he had added to his problems, it was his own fault.It's easy to misjudge the speed of a car heading toward you.But he had misjudged the speed of his descent.Louisa saw that she had misjudged this woman.I'm sorry -- it seems I've misjudged you.
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Verb table
misjudge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theymisjudge
he, she, itmisjudges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theymisjudged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave misjudged
he, she, ithas misjudged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad misjudged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill misjudge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have misjudged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam misjudging
he, she, itis misjudging
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you, we, theyare misjudging
Past
I, he, she, itwas misjudging
you, we, theywere misjudging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been misjudging
he, she, ithas been misjudging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been misjudging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be misjudging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been misjudging
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