Sentence Examples


  • We had miscalculated the time of day.
  • Northumberland had miscalculated the temper of the nation, and failed to kidnap Mary.
  • He dived again, but I miscalculated the direction he would take, and we were fifty rods apart when he came to the surface this time, for I had helped to widen the interval; and again he laughed long and loud, and with more reason than before.
  • But Antiochus had miscalculated, and by his extreme measures unwittingly saved Judaism from its internal foes.
  • In his adoption of a purely defensive policy at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War, he miscalculated the temper of the Athenians, whose morale would have been better sustained by a greater show of activity.
 

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