Example sentences for: overstating

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

  • It's overstating the case to say that Caterpillar has sought to break the union, but it's not overstating the case by much.

  • The conservative Weekly Standard promptly hit back with a cover story that didn't just argue that Brill was overstating his case but also accused him of being "Clinton's lapdog" and a "White House mouthpiece."

  • In deciding what and how to trace, consider the relative risks to the engagement of overstating or understating the conclusions drawn from the data, for example: On the one hand, if you are particularly concerned that questionable cases might not have been entered into the computer system and that as a result, the degree of compliance may be overstated, you should consider tracing from source documents to the database.

  • Since nobody thinks we are overstating employment growth, he must believe that the official statistics understate true output growth by exactly the same amount.

  • "That new Starbucks-Time Warner joint venture, Joe ; frankly, I think they're overstating the dangers of Folgers Crystals."

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