Example sentences for: overstate

How can you use “overstate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is hard to overstate the importance of Pakistan in the struggle against Islamist terrorism.

  • And if official productivity statistics understate the real rate of progress by 1 percent, official price statistics also overstate inflation by exactly the same amount.

  • It's easy to overstate the new athletics as a force for social change, but don't count on surfers opposing the president's ludicrous, Reagan-revival anti-missile plan.

  • Echoing their earlier comments to the Board's Exposure Draft, Accounting for Property, Plant, and Equipment, some respondents expressed concern that expensing rather than capitalizing costs associated with stewardship PP&E would lessen the value of the operating statement as a tool for performance measurement since it would overstate the cost in the year an asset is acquired.

  • Put plainly, there is no way to overstate the alarm everyone in America ought to feel over the fact that childhood poverty, despite our nation's skyrocketing wealth, is still on the increase!


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