But as it turns out, Mom may have been understating this one.
And to call Precious “difficult” is understating the facts.
About 4.4 percent of families had understated their incomes, with more than 300 understating them by more than $100,000.
And here I may notice, in passing, the peculiar habit of understating everything, so characteristic of Westmoreland people.
But is not this understating the case on the Episcopal side?
And when I say it puzzled me like the dickens, I am understating it; if anything.
The fact is nobody knows, and in all probability the Spanish authorities had an interest in understating the number.
Perhaps after all the lawyers had done him by understating the amount his brother had left.
To say that Eva was in love with Reggie would be both overstating it and understating it.
The gauge hadn't been bragging, it had been understating; the car had more speed than the instrument could register.