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To make a wrong judgment or decision

overestimate

verb

to consider something to be better than it really is

misjudge

verb

to make a wrong judgment about a person or situation

overestimate

verb

to make a mistake by guessing an amount, number etc that is too high

err

verb

to make a mistake, especially in a judgment or decision

jump/leap to conclusions

to make a decision about something too quickly without knowing all the facts

get your sums wrong

to make bad decisions about a policy that involves money

take for

to believe something, usually wrongly, about someone or something

miscalculate

verb

to make a wrong judgment about what will happen or what to do in a situation

double-book

verb

to promise the same seat, table, or room to two different people at the same time

misapply

verb

to use something, for example a law, theory, or money, in a way that is wrong or illegal

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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