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miscalculated

miscalculated Sentence Examples

  • We had miscalculated the time of day.

  • 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.

  • But he miscalculated both the endurance of Cadogan's men (amongst whom the Prussians were conspicuous for their tenacity) and the rapidity with which in Marlborough's and Eugene's hands the wearied troops of the Allies could be made to move.

  • In most cases he is successful, but should his intended victim escape, as at times happens, from his having miscalculated the distance, he may make a second or even a third bound, which, however, usually prove fruitless, or he returns disconcerted to his hiding-place, there to wait for another opportunity."

  • But Antiochus had miscalculated, and by his extreme measures unwittingly saved Judaism from its internal foes.

  • Northumberland had miscalculated the temper of the nation, and failed to kidnap Mary.

  • We had miscalculated the time of day.

  • miscalculated the number of shirts I needed for my time away.

  • miscalculated the size of the remaining Confederate forces and decided he needed more reinforcements before he could do anything.

  • miscalculated the cost of the new GP, nurses and consultants contracts by more than £ 600 million.

  • miscalculated when he puts both Emily and himself in the gravest danger.

  • I badly miscalculated the potential yield from my first two civilization choices, leaving me behind the pack from the beginning.

  • Either I seriously miscalculated something wrong the first time or I'm missing a component on my shopping lists this time.

  • One has already miscalculated the leap and gone in up to her bottom, but the locks are my real worry.

  • Churchill had completely miscalculated, but so had Stalin, Hitler and Roosevelt.

  • 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.

  • But he miscalculated both the endurance of Cadogan's men (amongst whom the Prussians were conspicuous for their tenacity) and the rapidity with which in Marlborough's and Eugene's hands the wearied troops of the Allies could be made to move.

  • In most cases he is successful, but should his intended victim escape, as at times happens, from his having miscalculated the distance, he may make a second or even a third bound, which, however, usually prove fruitless, or he returns disconcerted to his hiding-place, there to wait for another opportunity."

  • But Antiochus had miscalculated, and by his extreme measures unwittingly saved Judaism from its internal foes.

  • 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 the quickness of the wolf's lope and the borzoi's slower pace made it plain that Karay had miscalculated.

  • You have just miscalculated how quickly people would accept this information and how supportive they would be while learning to accept this "change."

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