How Do You Say "I read it wrong" in Japanese?

Is there such a word like 読み間違え or something like that in Japanese?


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The word for it is 読み間違える, as you hinted at. Some other words that seem to be more limited to metaphorical instances of reading people or situations include 読{よ}み誤{あやま}る ("misread the political picture" 政治情勢を読み誤る) as well as 見誤{みあやま}る ("misread a signal," or 合図[信号・サイン]を見誤る)

These examples and others can be seen here.

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