Usage examples for misunderstand

  1. " Do not misunderstand my intentions," he continued, after receiving from Madame Colleville one of those looks which women trained to the management of passion know how to give,- a look that, by mere expression, can convey both severe rebuke and secret community of sentiment. – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  2. " Not at all, my dear boy- you misunderstand me completely. – The Old Gray Homestead by Frances Parkinson Keyes
  3. " Do not misunderstand me. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  4. But don't misunderstand Mudge exclaimed. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  5. Pray do not misunderstand me. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  6. This was a sufficiently plain hint, which Mondoucet could not well misunderstand – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  7. " But lest you might misunderstand I'm going to try to tell you something of what is on my mind, and I want you to read it to Ben. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  8. Those art for art's sake critics who take their inspiration from Poe's essay on the Poetic Principle, sadly misunderstand their critic. – The Literature of Ecstasy by Albert Mordell
  9. I shan't misunderstand you, at all events. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  10. You're so nice and comfortable to have around- you never misunderstand nor draw inferences that you shouldn't. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  11. I wish you would not seek to misunderstand me. – Muslin by George Moore
  12. " Let us not misunderstand one another," he said. – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  13. " I do not see," said Hester, " how any one could misunderstand or indeed help understanding what I heard you say." – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  14. " Now, my dear young man, you will please not misunderstand me. – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. I'll be a little more careful, though, in my selection of our next play, so there will be nothing in it you could misunderstand that might possibly spoil a few moments for us. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  16. How entirely you misunderstand me, Imma! – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  17. Easy to have you misunderstand – The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays by Various
  18. " You misunderstand my motives. – The Coming Conquest of England by August Niemann
  19. Now you are going to misunderstand me! – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  20. " No, no, darling, you misunderstand me. – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena