小词详解 | misconstrue 误解(某人的言行)

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小词详解 | misconstrue 误解(某人的言行)
misconstrue 英 [ˌmɪskənˈstru:] 美 [ˌmɪskənˈstru]
基本释义

[verb] to understand sb’s words or actions wrongly
[动词] 误解(某人的言行)

深入解读

construe一词一般译为“解释”、“解读”,常用于表示解释法律条文或对语言做较为深入的分析。加上了mis-的前缀后,即表示对话语、现象、行动作出了错误的解读。如果你误解了朋友的沉默,你可能就会因为他对你的忽视而感到生气。

外刊例句

  • To contain Mr Kim, America and its allies should apply pressure that cannot be misconstrued as a declaration of war.
    为了控制金正恩,美国及其盟友应当施加压力,却要避免被误解为宣战。
    ——《经济学人》
  • These results suggest that punctuation can misconstrue or influence the meaning of text messages.
    该结果表明,标点可以使短信的意思被曲解或受到影响。
    ——《每日邮报》

名人用例

Sometimes in the black culture, being raised as an independent woman is misconstrued as someone who doesn’t need a man. I think that’s wrong. I think we all need someone.
有时在黑人文化中,成长为一个独立的女性常被误解为不需要男人。我想那是错的。我认为我们都需要某个人。

出自波瑞斯·科乔(Boris Kodjoe),1973年3月8日出生于奥地利维也纳,演员、制片人。代表作有《生化危机5:惩罚》、《未来战警》等。

同近义词

  • misunderstand: to think you have understood someone or something when you have not
  • misread: judge or interpret (a situation or a person’s manner or behaviour) incorrectly
  • misinterpret: to form an understanding that is not correct of something that is said or done

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