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The Bank of England has said that commercial banks are underestimating potential losses to their card operations and other unsecured loans.
ALEX FERGUSON say there is no chance of Manchester United underestimating the threat posed by AS Roma in the Champions League quarter-final tonight.
I felt that people would underestimate them and by underestimating an international team then you are going to come unstuck.
Britons are underestimating how much they need to save to have a decent income during retirement.
We are underestimating the inhaled doses for these people by a factor of 2.
Employers may be seriously underestimating the costs of employee health problems.
But a moment's reconsideration makes clear that lending the November date such magnitude is the classic mistake of overestimating the short-term and underestimating the long-term effects.
The two greatest risks are underestimating the work required to be Y2K compliant and failing to understand the full consequences of completing this effort on time.
Underestimating Your CompetitorsThere are very few marketing ideas in the foundry industry that cannot be copied.
Such filtering, therefore, risks greatly underestimating the chances that insoluble pollutants are hitching long rides with passing colloids.