verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
or judge incorrectly:
to miscalculate the time required.
) to calculate wrongly
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And sometimes people simply miscalculate despite their best intentions and efforts, and find themselves stuck.
Time costs are often discussed in economics, but they are something people often forget about or miscalculate in real life.
The captain of one vessel seemed to miscalculate, swinging to the left where he should have swung right.
Reaching out now can only increase the chances that they miscalculate.
In economics, uncertainty unsettles the markets, causing key actors to miscalculate or overreach.
Unsuspecting swimmers may develop cramps from the icy temperature, and divers can miscalculate the water's depth.
Second, they miscalculate the time the boys live with their father, contending it is insignificant.
Similarly, staff may miscalculate the amount of the overpayment when the benefit award is decreased.
Marijuana also affects your sense of time so you may miscalculate the time it takes for a car to switch lanes or stop.