Example sentences for: overstates

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

  • If the Consumer Price Index really overstates inflation, then those real income numbers should be higher.

  • Andrew Sullivan steers clear of my main criticism of his article--that it overstates the hope that now exists--and instead resorts to unfounded suggestions that I've ignored his checked tone, taken his writing out of context, and--most absurdly--nit-picked him because I am obsessed with AIDS vaccines and have an agenda.

  • • The Model assumes public and private companies seek the same return and have the same tax treatment, which overstates prices in areas where there are large amounts of public power.

  • Early this month a panel of economists, led by Stanford's Michael Boskin, made semiofficial what most experts have been saying for some time: The Consumer Price Index overstates inflation.

  • The Tax Foundation's miscounting of nontax taxes alone overstates the federal tax burden by one-seventh.


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