Reached by phone last night, Venker said that the whole thing was a misunderstanding.
To which I'd add: Each step forward marches us further into misunderstanding.
I think that scene was about a misunderstanding, with Joan saying, “No, this is how you do it!”
Instead, they say the funds were moved between ANAS accounts, creating a misunderstanding.
When the story surfaced in the press, Shumlin backtracked and said it all been a misunderstanding.
The influence with the Timaeus has exercised upon posterity is due partly to a misunderstanding.
She accused me of misunderstanding Leila; she said my point of view was conventional!
I forgot that the letter would probably produce this misunderstanding.
Here we pause to note a difficulty based on a misunderstanding.
After some years a misunderstanding arose between the two families.
"want of understanding," mid-15c., from present participle of misunderstand.
When misunderstanding serves others as an advantage, one is helpless to make oneself understood. [Lionel Trilling]Meaning "dissention, disagreement" is first recorded 1640s.