Example sentences for: overstate

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

  • 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.

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

  • It is impossible to overstate the importance of rice in Japanese culture.

  • Additionally, it is possible that the claim rate may overstate the number of true NRL reactions, because symptoms commonly reported as NRL related are also potentially the result of other causes.

  • As several people noted, the percentages Chatterbox cited in his previous item (" Do Vacations Kill?") overstate some vacation dangers in the sense that, say, the higher incidence of drowning deaths compared with falling deaths reflects the much greater number of people who swim as compared with the number who climb mountains.


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