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    Red face implied misleading statement??

    hi,
    I was reading a webboard, and found this a bit different thought. I wud say " misleading implied statement"?. I am not sure if this phrase is context-bound or not. what do you think?
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    Re: implied misleading statement??

    Quote Originally Posted by doingresearch View Post
    hi,
    I was reading a webboard, and found this a bit different thought. I wud say " misleading implied statement"?. I am not sure if this phrase is context-bound or not. what do you think?
    cheers,
    doingresearch
    The phrase does not make sense to me.
    A statement can be misleading but not implied. But a statement can imply something.

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    #3

    Re: implied misleading statement??

    Not a teacher.

    You can certainly word things in a way that would imply something that is misleading.

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    Re: implied misleading statement??

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Not a teacher.

    You can certainly word things in a way that would imply something that is misleading.
    Yes, but do you call that a misleading, implied statement?

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    Re: implied misleading statement??

    I think you can.

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    Re: implied misleading statement??

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Not a teacher.

    You can certainly word things in a way that would imply something that is misleading.
    This does not seem logical.
    A statement that implies that something else is misleading is not a misleading statement itself.

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    Re: implied misleading statement??

    Implied often suggests that something is not said in actual words, so it would be possible to say that something is implied and misleading, though it would require a specific context to make sense of it all.

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