Example sentences for: overstatement

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

  • This is not an overstatement.

  • But there's a catch: The 538-feet figure, announced by the Mariners about 40 seconds after the ball landed, was an overstatement worthy of P.T.

  • OK, that may be overstatement (Ickes is also the man who calls Kenneth Starr's judicially-supervised subpoenas "Gestapo police state tactics").

  • William Bennett (NBC's Meet the Press ) contributes the overstatement of the weekend when he fuses the Chinese money story with the Indian tests: "Did the [Democrats'] frantic pursuit of money lead to the endangerment of the world through nuclear weapons?"

  • Although this approach seems reasonable, there is a potential for substantial overstatement or understatement because the amount of estimated domestic postage-based terminal dues calculated under this procedure represents 4 percent of total IC payments to FPAs and 14 percent of total DC payments.


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