In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(event) deformar(event) falsear(remarks/views) tergiversarshe's been misrepresented — han tergiversado sus palabras (or su declaración etc.)
- The government accused the media of misrepresenting the minister's views.
- Second, he grossly misrepresents the views of the American people, blaming them for an increasingly unpopular policy pursued by the US ruling elite.
- This view misrepresents the relation of philosophy to religion.
- David is on record as saying that his views were dramatically misrepresented by the movie.
- Some middle-class British student movements have been criticised for misrepresenting the views of the poor.
- But a second problem is that such views misrepresent the biblical idea of election in a number of important ways.
- The statement charges the administration with manipulating and misrepresenting science for political gains.
- It misrepresents the nature of the choices ahead for the Australian labour movement.
- The new system, which was introduced on Monday, uses a new three-dimensional map of the UK which some viewers also think unfairly misrepresents the North.
- Please, if I misrepresent your views, do not hire death squads to kill me.
- David, I hope I didn't misrepresent your point of view, and I certainly didn't mean to offend you!
- In my view it misrepresents the significance of the adjudicator's decision simply to treat it as part of the decision making process.
- I understand that the doctor has made it clear that his views were misrepresented in the media.
- A Hindu is understandably irate when his religion is misrepresented and misinterpreted.
- This explains why they are eager to misrepresent the nature of Strauss's thought.
- Jack, mate, I'm sorry I misrepresented your views on free education and feminism.
- He misrepresents the financial stability of the current programme to convince the public that it needs to be ‘reformed’.
- This misrepresents a crucial historical point.
- This decision grossly misrepresents the nature of such practices and will only serve to distort public understanding of religious devotion.
- He has also been quoted as being rather annoyed that the ID advocates continually misrepresent his views.
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