underestimated : Common Errors in English

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Enthusiastic sportscasters often say of a surprisingly talented team that “they cannot be underestimated” when what they mean is “they should not be underestimated.”

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  1. 2013 US Open: Phil Mickelson Again a Force to Be Reckoned With

    His was not the name on the top of anyone's list going into Merion , but Phil Mickelson is showing once again why he cannot be underestimated whenever the U.S. Open rolls around. The man whose five second-place finishes are the most in Open history has put himself in excellent position to make personal history and card his first win going into the weekend. Leaving the best for last, Mickelson ...
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Flu Vaccines Could Break Transmission Cycle

    CORVALLIS, Ore. – The value of vaccinating more children and young adults for influenza is being seriously underestimated, experts say in a new report. Conventional wisdom and historic vaccine programs previously concentrated on the elderly and those at higher risk of death and serious complications.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Hood River News

  3. After amazing four days, Rangers prospect Joey Gallo leads all minor leaguers in home runs

    When the Rangers selected Joey Gallo in the first round last year, they knew he had prodigiouspower. But Gallo's last three days they might have underestimated just how much.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Dallas Morning News

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