misapprehension


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Other creatures have their own quirks, so that each stage of the journey to the Pole is a winning mixture of practical preparation, misapprehension and whimsical insights into the animals' behaviour.
This person and possibly others are under the misapprehension that this is a private beach and cannot be seen as coming under road traffic legislation.
Whether or not it was a misapprehension by a drunken victim, he led her to believe it was a taxi.
It's a misapprehension that I am a Jack-the-lad wheeler-dealer.
There is something quite creative and liberating about that" Singer Lady Gaga on smoking pot Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman criticises contestant Patrick Robinson and professional partner Anya Garnis for a raunchy performance "No self-respecting MP is indifferent to the current contempt in which this House is held by so many members of the public" Tory MP Zac Goldsmith "It is a misapprehension that I am a Jack-the-lad wheeler-dealer.
I HAVE been under the misapprehension that the sparrowhawk's diet was sparrows or small birds, the racing pigeon fanciers say that they kill and eat their valuable birds.
Are such drivers simply forgetful, reckless, arrogant or do they live under the misapprehension that other drivers can read their minds?
The bishops' conference called it an "erroneous inference" but did admit that the same misapprehension appeared in "various national and international media outlets.
30pm One minute little Morgan (above right) is under the misapprehension that his dad is the President Of America - yeah, thanks for that Bianca - and the next, he has met his real dad Ray.
For those who may be suffering from the misapprehension that Irish success in thoroughbred breeding is something of a modern phenomenon, it is striking that in each case the outstanding winner of the quartet was an Irish-bred of exceptional merit.
If anyone was still labouring under the misapprehension that this is an edgy, radical and revolutionary music festival they would have probably - finally - changed their views when this year's headliners were announced.
She's under a total misapprehension that she's doing well.