English to Danish Meaning :: understate

Understate :
- underdriveunderspilletunderdrivelseundervurdererunderdrive

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Verb(1) represent as less significant or important

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(1) Not only is there little sign of a cooling of this demand, but there is also a concern that the trade figures - awful as they are - may even be understating the volume of manufactured imports.(2) To say we are disappointed would be understating it.(3) To say this property needs renovation may be understating the case.(4) If anything that is rather understating the case - I have been overwhelmed by what I have seen and heard.(5) My mom and dad are going through what the understaters of the world would call a ÔÇÿrough time.ÔÇÖ(6) Just now as he went out the door, I told my husband of your lack of progression and understater that he is (like all doctors) he got all excited and said ÔÇÿThat's good!ÔÇÖ(7) To say I'm suffering from a combination of culture shock and stomach churning homesickness would be understating it.(8) To say that the last two weeks have been ÔÇÿinterestingÔÇÖ would probably entitle me to some sort of award for being a horrible understater .(9) I've used these kinds of distancing techniques myself - writers often do when they want to highlight the horror of a situation by understating the actual details.(10) Commentators who say that the political landscape changed dramatically in the past year are grossly understating the true state of affairs.(11) To say he was delighted with it is understating the case.(12) To describe e-mail as an enabling technology greatly understates its influence.(13) That bland description understates the drama and stakes of the investigation.(14) No, that would be grossly understating the hopelessness of his present situation.(15) Even so, he's not one for understating his ambitions, once again setting out his goal to create a ÔÇÿworld-class businessÔÇÖ.
1. play down ::
2. downplay ::
3. underrate ::
4. underplay ::
5. de-emphasize ::
6. trivialize ::
7. minimize ::
8. diminish ::
9. downgrade ::
10. brush aside ::
11. gloss over ::
glans over
12. put it mildly ::
sige det mildt
13. soft-pedal ::
14. sell short ::
sælge kort
Different Forms
understate, understated, understatement, understatements, understates, understating
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