(1) It will be misconstrued as bribery, which is frowned on in legal circles.(2) Be polite, and double-check your words so that nothing you say could be misconstrued .(3) He is, after all, a writer of such clarity that his work can only be misconstrued by an effort of will.(4) We got the promoter to change this because it might be misconstrued by those not familiar with wrestling.(5) Her gaze narrowed and he realized how his words could be misconstrued .(6) I worry that this advice may be misconstrued , especially at a time when the news is full of journalistic imperfections.(7) This last quip seems to have been widely misconstrued .(8) This didn't really go down so well because they repeated and misconstrued every word, and she rang me up and abused me.(9) I am terribly sorry that this inside joke has been misconstrued to be a slur on any other president.(10) I was interviewed by your paper last week and feel that some of what I have said was misconstrued in the article.(11) Everything was out in the open, there was no real danger of my position being misconstrued .(12) It's just far too easy for the written word to be misconstrued .(13) But Dominican nationalists, purposefully misconstruing its terms, have portrayed it an alarming attack on national sovereignty.(14) I think he's misconstruing the pro-life position, though.(15) His Lordship considered that, by misconstruing the words in the statute, the judge had made an error of law that went to jurisdiction.(16) But I think this is misconstruing the role of think tanks.