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September 29 – underestimate

September 29 – underestimate

September 29, 2019 =========

☆  underestimate  軽く見る


When you underestimate something, you do not realize how large or great it is or will be. This verb is often used together with “never” as in “never underestimate…” For example, “Never underestimate what you can do / achieve.” Or, “Never underestimate the benefit of 10 minutes of exercise each day.”

Of course, you can also use it without “never.” Some examples are:

I underestimated how long the run would take me.
She underestimated the elevation in the hike.
I think I underestimated his ability!