Example sentences for: overstates

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

  • This implication grossly overstates precision by ignoring uncorrected confounding, selection biases, measurement errors, and specification of functional relationships.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Slate's Ann Hulbert says Hochschild overstates her case: "The truth is that home hasn't suddenly become work.

  • • 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.


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